The Ford School offers Teach for America and other AmeriCorps alumni who are admitted to our master of public policy program a tuition fellowship of at least $5,000 as well as a waiver of the application fee.
The Ford School is a tightly-knit community within a highly-regarded university. The School offers a rigorous and distinguished public policy education. Its outstanding faculty, rich curriculum, and diverse and engaged student body make this an excellent place to prepare for work in the policy world. The School is deeply committed to the interdisciplinary training that provides students the foundation from which to build a career in public policy. The School's students are passionately interested in public affairs and want to be active participants in public decisions – decisions that affect their neighborhood, their country, and people around the globe.
The Ford School master’s degree programs provide an exceptionally flexible professional education, preparing students for careers in domestic or international affairs, and allowing them to focus on a specific policy issue such as education, health care, or the environment. The School's graduates conduct research on public policy issues, implement programs, or become advocates for certain issues or legislation. The School's curriculum provides a set of research, analytical, and management skills that are widely transferable across sectors and issues.
Degree Programs Offered:
Master of Public Policy