Degree Levels Offered for Public Policy

Sample Free Open
Public Policy Courses


Media Course Start Date Professor School
001 full-course 1 Fundamentals of Public Policy 2004-09-01 Fall 2004 Steve Meyer Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Professors Steve Meyer and David Laws present this course addressing and explaining the fundamentals of public policy, including the problem-solving and political processes.
001 full-course 1 Industrial Organization and Public Policy 2003-03-01 Spring 2003 Nancy Rose Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
This course covers industrial organization, focusing on firm behavior in imperfectly competitive markets.
027 audio 27 Industrial Organization and Public Policy 2012-03-01 Spring 2012 Glenn Woroch University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
This course discusses the organization and structure of production in the U.S. economy, including determinants of economic performance and business behavior.
001 full-course 1 Labor Economics and Public Policy 2009-09-01 Fall 2009 Joshua Angrist Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
This course was designed to introduce labor economics to students with an emphasis on public policy and applied microeconomic theory.
001 full-course 1 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy 2010-09-01 Fall 2010 David Autor Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT presents this course in microeconomic theory and public policy to educate students on applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level.
001 full-course 1 Public Finance and Public Policy 2010-09-01 Fall 2010 Jonathan Gruber Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Professor Jonathan Gruber presents this course in public finance and public policy, exploring the role of government in the economy, applying tools of basic microeconomics to categories of finance and public policy.
028 full-course 28 Public Policy 2012-09-01 Fall 2012 Valerie Ramey University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
A variety of public issues are discussed using basic microeconomic tools.
002 full-course 2 Public Policy and Project Valuation 2012-03-01 Spring 2012 Tokyo Institute of Technology
This course offers the essence of cost benefit analysis and valuation methods specific to public policy and projects.
017 full-course 17 Quantitative Research in Political Science and Public Policy 2004-03-01 Spring 2004 Stephen Ansolabehere Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Become familiar with the mathematical models utilized in political science statistical research.
013 full-course 13 Theories of Public Policy 2005-03-01 Spring 2005 Kathleen Merrigan Tufts University
Get an understanding of policymaking in this course that explains the theories, models, and frameworks of public policy.

Accredited Online Public Policy Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
Florida Gulf Coast University Yes 68% 86% 45%
Rasmussen College-Wisconsin Yes 85% 100% N/A
University of Central Arkansas Yes 93% 98% 41%
Morehead State University Yes 93% 99% 36%
Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst Yes 100% 100% 40%
Cedarville University Yes 75% 96% 72%
Tarleton State University Yes 62% 87% 39%
Everest College-Thornton Yes 100% 95% 53%
Clemson University Yes 58% 85% 80%
ITT Technical Institute-Boise Yes 74% 95% 36%
Daymar College-Owensboro Yes N/A 100% 33%
Harrison College-Grove City Yes 100% 100% N/A
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Yes 80% 92% 67%
Genesee Community College Yes 100% 88% 26%
Taft College Yes 100% 69% 27%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Yes N/A 82% 67%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Yes 100% 98% 53%
Spencerian College-Lexington Yes 100% 97% 73%
Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus Yes 100% 100% N/A
Regis University Yes 87% 95% 62%

Public Policy at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in Public Policy

    • 1,165 Bachelor's Degrees in
      Public Policy
      • 45% Male
        Students
      • 55% Female
        Students
    • 2,580 Master's Degrees in
      Public Policy
      • 46% Male
        Students
      • 54% Female
        Students
    • 191 Doctoral Degrees in
      Public Policy
      • 48% Male
        Students
      • 52% Female
        Students

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