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Public Policy and Administration, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Ameringer, Dr. Carl
Program Chair
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Admission requirements summary

Public Policy and Administration, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

of entry:


Dec 15 for assistantships
Jan 30 final date for consideration for admission

GRE, GMAT, MAT or LSAT (taken within past five years)
Special requirements:
Master’s degree, J.D. or M.D. from an accredited university

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration program is to prepare students for scholarly and leadership roles in government, universities, research organizations and other settings where knowledge and research skills in public policy and administration are needed. The doctoral program is committed to accomplishing this mission by creating an intellectually vibrant atmosphere for scholarship involving an active faculty from a broad spectrum of academic disciplines and substantial interaction with government agencies and community groups.

Student learning outcomes



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