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Brandeis University

Program in Public Policy

Waltham, MA

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Brandeis University

Overview

Brandeis University / Program in Public Policy is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Aging
Master of Public Policy (MPP) General social policy
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Behavioral health
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Health
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Children, youth and families
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Poverty alleviation and development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
61
Accepted
24
Enrolled
56%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, 3 to 5 years of professional experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 26.92%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and behavioral health, children and families, disabilities, aging policy, substance abuse, work, inequality and social change, women/gender, poverty alleviation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Doonan
Program Director
Email: doonan@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-4831

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