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
University of Missouri-Columbia Yes N/A 84% 69%
New England College-School of Graduate Studies Yes 100% N/A N/A
California Lutheran University Yes 47% 97% 60%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Yes 100% N/A 38%
University of Missouri-Kansas City Yes 56% 93% 43%
University of Toledo Yes 100% 82% 44%
Moultrie Technical College Yes 100% 1% 36%
Wayne Community College Yes 100% 57% 14%
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Yes 67% 91% 62%
USC School of Social Work Yes N/A N/A N/A
California State University-Stanislaus Yes 77% 83% 49%
Andrews University Yes 36% 99% 59%
Wilkes Community College Yes 100% 78% 17%
Texas State University Yes 66% 75% 56%
University of North Carolina-Masters of Public Administration Yes N/A N/A N/A
Savannah College of Art and Design Yes 63% 97% 65%
Southwestern Adventist University Yes N/A 97% 29%
ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga Yes 85% 100% N/A
California State University-San Bernardino Yes 58% 83% 44%
Union Institute & University Yes 100% 100% 27%

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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