Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$297 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start term
Fall

B.S. in Public Policy – Online

Know how to make a difference

Become a leading member of the next generation of public policy professionals who can use research data to promote and sustain positive change by earning your Bachelor of Science in Public Policy (BSPP) 100 percent online from Oregon State University.

Recent events in world politics have made people more aware of how public policy affects nearly every aspect of our daily lives, and this program is designed to meet the career aspirations and personal interests of students like you everywhere.

Learn in a pro-school with a global cohort

The BSPP is a professional school (pro-school), in which you initially enroll in any Oregon State major (e.g. political science, economics, sociology) that meets College of Liberal Arts baccalaureate requirements and the BSPP prerequisites. Once you are enrolled at OSU and have met all the  prerequisites, including junior standing, you can apply for admission into the program. Learn more about the BSPP pro-school and its admissions requirements

Your student experience will involve being part of a collaborative cohort, meaning you can develop more engaging connections with a worldwide network of classmates who are all following the same degree plan.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success counseling, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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