MSPPM Mission Statement

The mission of the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management program is to educate innovative, ethical leaders who create and implement policy, manage organizations effectively, transform organizations, and develop new solutions to important social issues.

Students in the MSPPM should be able to:

  • Describe the theoretical foundations of government, public policy development and adoption and professional management;
  • Develop and apply technical and analytical tools, skills and techniques in real world projects;
  • Function effectively in diverse groups and operate in an increasingly connected world.

We achieve this mission through:

  • Rigorous yet practical, innovative curricula and programs; An academic community that values diversity, promotes creative thought, and mandates ethical behavior;
  • Individual attention to the needs and aspirations of all students; and
  • A culture that nurtures personal commitment to serve the public interest.