The MPP: Part 1, degree and career overview
Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues.

In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad programs:
  • This episode, Part One, is an overview of the degree and careers.
  • Find Part Two, on course work, field work, and certificates at
  • Find Part Three on admissions and financial aid advice at

The Guests:
Martha Chavez, Assitant Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy.
Beth Soboleski, Associate Director, Student and Academic Services at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy.

Learn more:
Direct download: The_MPP__Part_1_degree_overview_and_its_careers.m4a
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