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School of Public Policy Open Faculty Positions

School of Public Policy Open Faculty Positions

We're hiring an assistant professor with a research agenda focusing on social policy as well as a professor of practice.

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Join us for one of our upcoming webinars!

Join us for one of our upcoming webinars!

Are you interested in Penn State's Master of Public Policy program? We'll be holding webinars throughout the fall semester!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked questions about The School of Public Policy's MPP program.

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Get an early start on your master's degree!

Are you a current Penn State student approaching your senior year? You have the option to take up to fifteen credits toward your MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY degree while completing your B.A. or B.S. degree.

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Majoring in Sociology or Criminology at Penn State?

Consider the Accelerated Integrated Undergraduate/Graduate Master of Public Policy degree program!

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New Master of Public Policy program accepting applications for fall 2019

Penn State is accepting applications for its new Master of Public Policy program, which is being offered by the School of Public Policy in the College of the Liberal Arts. Students interested in identifying, analyzing, and solving our major policy issues are encouraged to apply.

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SPRING EVENTS

Interested in earning a graduate degree? Consider a master's program that prepares you for a career in public service and community leadership!

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Public policy professor examines how 'tools of democracy' can address inequality

Chris Witko, associate director of Penn State’s School of Public Policy, discusses economic inequality on latest Democracy Works podcast

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Master of Public Policy program to hold information sessions

Information sessions about Penn State’s new two-year, on-campus Master of Public Policy (MPP) program will be held every hour from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in 10 Business Building.

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College of the Liberal Arts Launches Master of Public Policy Program

Lilliard Richardson joins faculty as inaugural program director; Christopher Witko also joins public policy faculty

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2018 midterms turnout — a look back at which groups have been more likely to vote and what that means

2018's midterm election brought an estimated 113 million Americans to the polls, the highest total for a non-presidential election in U.S. history. As we continue to look at the demographics from exit polls, a look back at past voter turnout and a test of the hypothesis that the more the class bias in voter turnout is skewed toward the rich, the more likely we are to see income inequality, and less likely to see egalitarian legislation.

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