Degrees & Awards

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


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 557 Paper-Based; 220 Computer-Based; 83 Ibt).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 12/1 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 37. 21 Applicants, 67% Accepted, 6 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
18 Full-Time (13 Women), 14 Part-Time (9 Women); Includes 1 Minority (African American), 11 International.


20 Full-Time (7 Women), 3 Part-Time/Adjunct (1 Woman).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2009&Ndash;10, 12 Students Received Support, Including 6 Research Assistantships (Averaging $13,850 Per Year), 6 Teaching Assistantships (Averaging $10,833 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 4/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. David A. Swindell
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: 704-687-4519
Fax: 704-687-4771

Contact Info
Kathy B. Giddings
Director of Graduate Admissions
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: 704-687-5503
Fax: 704-687-3279

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