Start Your MPP Early

Penn State students approaching their senior year have the option to take up to fifteen credits toward their Master of Public Policy degree while completing their B.A. or B.S. degree. 


Applicants should generally have a minimum overall GPA of 3.4 at the time of application. Admission to the IUG is based on good progress in student's undergraduate studies, faculty recommendations, GPA and a 2-page statement of purpose. Students must also apply to and be accepted into the Graduate School at Penn State.