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Department of Public Policy Programs in Education and Training University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Baltimore, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 140
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 61%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [health policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [urban policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [public management]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [educational policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [economics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [evaluation and analytical methods]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [policy history]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [health policy]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [urban policy]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [public management]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [educational policy]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [evaluation and analytical methods]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 28
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and policy analysis paper, internship for preservice
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and comprehensive and field qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 84
    • Accepted 52
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 22
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st May 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 academic letters of reference, resume, and research paper, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 academic letters of reference, resume, and research paper, official transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEducation policy, health policy, urban policy, public management, evaluation and analytical method
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Public Policy

Programs in Education and Training
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Donald Norris

Chair

Phone: 410-455-3201
Fax: 410-455-1172
Email: norris@umbc.edu

Ms. Sally Helms

Administrator of Academic Affairs

Phone: 410-455-3202
Fax: 410-455-1172
Email: gradposi@umbc.edu



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