Master of Public Policy

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program educates the next generation of public policy experts to meet the unique multifaceted challenges of the 21st century. The MPP program prepares graduates for careers analyzing, developing, implementing, and advocating for policy solutions. Under the mentorship of top-notch faculty – who are themselves important voices in local, state, national and international policy – graduates of the program hone their basic and applied research skills, sharpen their ability to communicate effectively in the policy world, and tackle some of the most pressing problems in society.

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MPP Students

The Master of Public Policy Program at UC Irvine is a two-year professional degree program. Core courses develop rigorous policy analysis skills and understanding of the ways social and political systems shape development and implementation of policy.

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