Doctoral Program in Public Policy Muskie School of Public Service University of Southern Maine

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Public Policy (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, Comprehensive Exam, Registration.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 2/1 Priority Date For International Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 32.

Student Body

Student Population:
6 Full-Time (3 Women), 10 Part-Time (5 Women).


5 Full-Time (2 Women), 4 Part-Time/Adjunct (2 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2004&Ndash;05, 3 Students Received Support, Including 3 Fellowships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $5,000 Per Year), 3 Research Assistantships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $10,000 Per Year), Teaching Assistantships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $6,000 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Tuition Waivers, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 4/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Prof. Charles Colgan
Portland, ME 04104-9300
Phone: 207-780-4008
Fax: 207-780-4317

Contact Info
Carlene R. Goldman
Director of Student Affairs
Portland, ME 04104-9300
Phone: 207-780-4864
Fax: 207-780-4417

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