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
California Coast University Yes N/A N/A N/A
Heald College Online Yes N/A N/A N/A
San Diego Christian College Yes N/A 98% 43%
Morrisville State College Yes 66% 94% 28%
Black Hills State University Yes 91% 91% 29%
Concordia University-Saint Paul Yes 100% 100% 47%
Blue Ridge Community College Yes 100% 65% 21%
ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte North Yes 92% 92% N/A
Globe University-Appleton Yes 100% 94% N/A
Western Illinois University Yes 63% 80% 53%
Assumption College Yes N/A 97% 67%
City College Montana State University Billings Yes N/A N/A N/A
SUNY - Albany Yes 47% 79% 64%
Dakota Wesleyan University Yes 73% 100% 42%
ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay Yes N/A 89% 30%
University of Alaska Fairbanks Yes 100% 75% N/A
Chicago State University Yes 38% 97% 21%
Globe University-Woodbury Yes 100% 94% 30%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Yes 100% 63% 38%
Heritage College-Columbus Yes N/A 91% N/A

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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