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Penn State's MPP Program

Penn State's MPP Program

https://publicpolicy.psu.edu/graduate/master-of-public-policy-degree

From climate change to health care, there are some big questions to answer and some significant challenges to address. The School of Public Policy tackles them creating professionals who have the skills to identify, analyze, and solve our major policy issues. The flexibility of Penn State's Master of Public Policy program allows students to choose an existing specialization or design a concentration to meet their career goals. 

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Accelerated IUG MPP for Penn State Students

Accelerated IUG MPP for Penn State Students

https://publicpolicy.psu.edu/undergraduate

The accelerated integrated undergraduate/graduate (IUG) Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program provides an opportunity for students to complete a B.S. or B.A. and a master’s degree in public policy in approximately 5 years. Through the IUG program, students can save money (tuition costs remain at the undergraduate rate throughout the course of study), enter the workforce sooner, and drive real-world results.

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Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

https://publicpolicy.psu.edu/people/czb5185

Congratulations to Catherine Baumgardner, PhD, MHA, FACHE! Dr. Baumgardner was promoted to a teaching professor. As the School of Public Policy’s director of professional development and student engagement, Dr. Baumgardner provides leadership and career coaching, connects students and policymakers for internships and job opportunities, and helps develop professional skills to ensure students are job-ready upon graduation. 

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Policy Profiles Series

Policy Profiles Series

https://publicpolicy.psu.edu/profiles

Join us Wednesday, February 9, at 11:30 a.m. EST, to speak with Alina Salganicoff, Ph.D., senior vice president and the director of Women’s Health Policy at Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization that conducts nonpartisan policy analysis, polling and journalism on national health issues and is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.  We'll speak with Dr. Dalganicoff's work and focus on health policies of importance to women, her career path, and experience that includes serving on numerous federal, state, and non-profit advisory committees such as the National Academy of Sciences committees on abortion quality, sexually transmitted infections, and women’s health research as well as the IOM committee that issued recommendations for the preventive services for women that must be covered under the ACA. 

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