A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.
Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and po
Public Policy Degree at Pepperdine
Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and political philosophy to prepare students for impactful careers on either side of the aisle.
Our Master of Public Policy program
Gives a commitment to "viewpoint diversity" and welcomes a variety of political perspectives.
Is perfect for those on the path toward a Ph.D. as well as those looking for impactful careers in politics and policy.
Prepares you for careers in government leadership, policy-related business sectors, nonprofits, foreign service, and think tanks.
Offers unique specializations and joint-degree opportunities.
Is a top 10 graduate policy program in the West, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.
Application Deadline for Fall 2019*
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It w
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond.
Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences.
The MPP requires 92 units for completion. All students take eight required core courses in their first year and a capstone research seminar in the second. Students must choose a minimum of one area of specializations. Although proficiency in a foreign language is not required, 24 units may be counted toward the degree as long as the language matches an elective regional or country specialization....
The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking
Masters Degrees in Law Studies. Program description
Modern democracies face complex challenges, which have only intensified in the recent decade. Functioning in complex external and internal environments, governments and public organizations have to constantly adapt themselves to changing conditions and find innovative ways and tools to analyze reality and manage public affairs effectively and fairly.
In recent years, many political systems have experienced significant crises and challenges that have transformed modes of governance. There are indications that public dissatisfaction with and mistrust of government is rapidly increasing, especially during the deep economic crisis of recent years. Social and economic concerns have become more and more acute in modern democracies as growing economic inequality encourages political inequality and triggers political unrest. This process accelerates due to ineffective government and the deterioration of public trust in government....
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
The MPP program prepares students to analyze and evaluate information in order to address complex policy issues. Graduates are sought after analysts and leaders because o
The purpose of the MPP program is to prepare students to analyze and evaluate information in order to address complex policy issues. Graduates from MPP programs are sought after analysts and leaders because of their ability to evaluate and synthesize large quantitative datasets using a variety of statistical tools coupled with an in-depth understanding of the institutional, social, economic and political context in which policy solutions are implemented.
Unlike the MPA degree, which focuses on management, finance, and budgeting, the MPP degree emphasizes policy analysis, statistics, and program evaluation. The program is ideal for students who complete undergraduate degrees in the social sciences and humanities who are seeking to strengthen their analytical skills, as well as those in the hard sciences who have an interest in public affairs and public service. Students in the MPP program can concentrate on a variety of specific policy areas including education, health, and planning. The majority of students with MPP degrees gain employment in the public sector (at all levels of government), though 20% are hired in the private sector and 20% in nonprofits....
The top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution has led the nation in law-school-based conflict resolution for over a decade and has been ranked # 1 in the U.S. Ne
Pepperdine Law's Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR) is available for students looking to work in a variety of law and non-law areas.
The study of conflict is not limited to the legal profession. Students have applied their MDR to areas including:
International Diplomacy, and more
At the Forefront of Legal Education
Over 95% of cases filed in the courts are handled under dispute resolution processes like negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Law students, attorneys, and non-law practitioners chose to equip themselves to handle this next generation of conflict. Pepperdine's hands-on approach with lectures, discussions and simulated exercises better prepare students to manage conflict in a variety of environments....
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
The master's of public policy (MPP) is a 60-hour, two-year program. The MPP gives you the opportunity to analyze, create, and articulate innovative public policies respon
The master's of public policy (MPP) is a 60-hour, two-year program. The MPP gives you the opportunity to analyze, create, and articulate innovative public policies responsive to the most challenging issues facing this nation, while respecting and supporting your passion to serve responsibly.
Master of public policy students must complete:
7 core courses (28 total hours)
6 Great Issues Forums (12 total hours)
Policy Memorandum (4 hours)
16 hours of elective credit
The required courses build a broad perspective of policy while giving students the capabilities for strong analysis and quantitative skill. In addition, MPP students are encouraged to pursue customized concentrations....
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at the UCR School of Public Policy is the first such graduate program being offered by a major research university in Inland Sou
Masters Degrees in Law Studies. Concentrations
Through our two-year full-time program, you can choose to specialize in a broad variety of fields. Specialization can take the form of a concentration within coursework, in the capstone project, in one’s internship, or in any combination of these. Concentrations are available in the following areas:
Environmental and resource
Inequality and poverty
Race and immigration
We are currently accepting applications from both domestic and international applicants. The program is open for admission to those who have successfully completed:
Undergraduate courses in microeconomics, statistics, and an introduction to politics and government, or equivalent courses (students may still be admitted with course deficiencies)
A bachelor's degree (or an approved equivalent from an accredited institution) with a minimum 3.0 GPA
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
The Elliott School’s Master of International Policy and Practice (M.I.P.P.) is an advanced professional degree for mid-career practitioners. Combining rigorous academic t
Master of International Policy and Practice (M.I.P.P.)
The Elliott School’s Master of International Policy and Practice (M.I.P.P.) is an advanced professional degree for mid-career practitioners. Combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills, the program prepares students for leadership roles in international public policy.
The M.I.P.P. program is anchored by foundation courses in international policy and economics and features flexible self-designed specializations that draw on the resources of a world-class university. Students develop analytical and leadership skills to formulate and implement international public policy, along with the ability to negotiate and collaborate effectively in cross-cultural settings....
The one-year postgraduate program is offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught in English by ZEI Professors and renow
The complex development of the European Union has increased the need for comprehensive expertise in European affairs as well as the sources and effects of integration at all levels of government and in the private sector. ZEI's Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation prepares students for an international career in EU institutions, international organizations, national administrations, NGOs and global companies.
The program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States and other staekholders. The program also introduces ZEI students to the basic theories and methods of economic integration and economic and monetary governance in the EU....
The Master in Access to the Profession of Lawyer addresses those students who have obtained the degree of Law Degree (and Graduates) and wish to acquire the skills and co
Characteristics of the degree
Academic year in which it was implemented: 2014/15
Type of teaching: On-site
Number of new places offered: 30
Minimum number of ECTS per enrollment and teaching period
First yearFull Time: 60 ECTSPart time: 42 ECTSRest of yearsFull Time: 30 ECTSPart time: 30 ECTSgoals
The acquisition of the professional title of lawyer has two phases. The first consists in obtaining professional training, and the second in the accreditation of professional training. The obtaining of professional training is achieved through a "regulated and official" training (article 2.2 Law 34/2006). When this is taught in a University, and since it is a postgraduate education, it can only be configured as a University Master's degree, in accordance with the provisions of article 8 of RD1393 / 2007, of October 29, which establishes the Organization of official university education. This is also evidenced by art. 4.1 a) of Royal Decree 775/2011, of June 3, approving the Regulation of Law 34/2006, of October 30, on access to the professions of Lawyer and Attorney of the Courts. The accreditation of the professional capacity is carried out through an aptitude assessment summoned annually by the Ministries of Justice and Education, unique and identical for the entire national territory and composed of an objective test of multiple answers and by the resolution of a practical case (Article 17.3 RD 775/2011)....
UNH Law's master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce
UNH Law's master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years.
The program is ideal for practicing lawyers, professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students gain insight from the program’s multi-national approach and master transnational law courses focused on domestic crimes with international implications, and also study the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions, with bi- and multi-lateral treaties....
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs
A master’s degree in public affairs from MU can help you further your existing career in government or nonprofit public service. If you believe positive collaboration acr
Online Master of Public Affairs
A master’s degree in public affairs from MU can help you further your existing career in government or nonprofit public service. If you believe positive collaboration across the public, private and nonprofit sectors is the best way to serve society, this may be the degree for you.
The University of Missouri has offered public service education for over 50 years. Established in 2001, the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs has 14 TSPA, 26 affiliated and 8 adjunct faculty members and is part of the University’s College of Arts and Science.
The Truman School advances the study and practice of governance in Missouri, the nation and the world. The mission of the Truman School’s MPA Program is to prepare a diverse student body for ethical leadership in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The MPA program draws upon the interdisciplinary teaching, research and public service capacity of the Truman School, the University as a whole and practitioners to provide students with a range of perspectives and experiences that promote public service values and democratic discourse. Through their coursework, students build knowledge of policy processes and management principles and develop critical thinking and analytic skills that enable them to advance in careers in a rapidly changing public service....
Students will learn about wealth management from some of the finest leaders in the industry. Thomas Jefferson School of Law partners with the Global Academy of Financial
MSL: Financial Services and Wealth Management
Thomas Jefferson School of Law has offered Financial Services and Wealth Management to non-attorneys since 2009 and is a leader in the field. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org Students will learn about wealth management from some of the finest leaders in the industry. Thomas Jefferson School of Law partners with the Global Academy of Financial Management to offer additional certifications for taking our courses. Examples include Certified Asset Manager, Chartered Wealth Manager, and Chartered Portfolio Manager.
The program is offered entirely online and can be completed in a year while working full time. There is no residency requirement. Financial aid options are available for eligible students. There are rolling admissions, with 6 start dates a year. Contact us now to start your application process. For more information, email email@example.com...
Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt
The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a caree
Master of Public Policy
The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations, and the non-profit sector. The MPP program equips future decision-makers with the knowledge and practical skills they will need to advance the public interest and make sound policy decisions.
Drawn from political science, economics, sociology, public administration and law, the MPP curriculum builds the skills and knowledge base required of a professional policy analyst. It includes courses in political and economic analysis, statistics, public management, and ethics. Throughout the coursework, research and field experience, students develop their understanding of the policy process and the institutions and actors involved in that process....
Internationally, within the EU and nationally, there are many laws for managing climate change and other environmental problems. Environmental law is very complex and dyn
Internationally, within the EU and nationally, there are many laws for managing climate change and other environmental problems. Environmental law is very complex and dynamic and experts are requested both nationally and internationally. The Nordic Master Programme in Environmental Law (NOMPEL) gives you a competitive degree. You will study in three Nordic countries, first at Uppsala University in Sweden, then at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, and finally at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø.
The Master's degree programme is administrated through the Uppsala University. All the important information related to the programme can be found on the website of Uppsala University....
Finland, Joensuu, Sweden, Uppsala, Norway, Tromsø+ 2 More