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Master of Arts in Public Policy

Master of Arts in Public Policy

  • QS World University Rankings
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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The one-year MA program designed for students who want to learn the fundamental skills of quantitative policy analysis as a complement to their practical work experience or primary area of study. The curriculum consists of any six of the seven core courses available to MPP candidates, and three electives for a total of nine courses. Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in math by passing the math placement exam (algebra and calculus) prior to graduation. The exam is given twice a year. The program makes one-year degrees possible with all graduate departments at the University. When combined with another one-year master?s degree, both degrees must be awarded during the same quarter. Individuals interested in the one-year program in public policy studies and other University of Chicago academic units should inquire about the formal arrangements at the time of application.