Credits required
62 or 45 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 62 or 45 quarter credits are equal to 41.33 or 30 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the MPP curriculum or the EMPP curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Master of Public Policy – Online

Careers

For established policy practitioners and emerging leaders in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, the MPP and the EMPP programs both provide great opportunities for you to embrace a challenge and further prepare yourself for the dynamic world of public policy.

87.5% of 2017-18 graduates were employed within 6 months.

Whether you’re interested in moving up in your position or looking to transition from the private sector to public service, both of Oregon State’s public policy graduate programs will have you primed to take leadership roles in a variety of fields.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

The interdisciplinary approach of each of these two online programs will connect you to resources across the university, increasing your access to research and practices relevant to your field of study and preparing you for the workforce.

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