What will I learn?

Work through an intensive curriculum centered around public policy issues while developing skills in report writing, problem solving, information gathering, computer applications, quantitative analysis, and working in teams. The program is notable for its hands-on and interdisciplinary approach.

You will leave Syracuse University with advanced knowledge of public issues and an impressive professional skill set that will serve you in any number of fields including business, healthcare, education, law, politics, and non-profit organizations.

Courses

Core coursework encompasses economics, government, and quantitative methods. Sample courses include:

Critical Issues for the United States

Methods of Public Policy Analysis & Presentation

Public Policy Practicums in Housing and Criminal Justice

Practical Experience

With an especially hands-on curriculum, outside learning opportunities are highly beneficial to students enrolled in the program.

Work on real research and service projects as a member of PAF Consulting—an on-campus consulting company.

Community Service for off-campus nonprofit organizations

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$52,210.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Syracuse University,

301 Hall of Languages,

SYRACUSE,

New York,

13244-4407, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

For international students

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

English Proficiency: Preferred TOEFL – 85; Preferred IELTS – 6.5; Preferred Cambridge – 176.

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About this uni

Syracuse University is a world-renowned institution with a reputation for excellence based in New York State.

  • Beautiful campus with on-site housing
  • One of the world’s top 300 universities
  • Strong reputation for research and innovation
  • Close-knit student body