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Academics

Whether you are preparing to enter the working world for the first time, making a change while balancing a day job or repositioning for new opportunities in your current career, the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) has an academic path to get you there. With TSPPPA, you can:

 

 


Academic Programs

 

 

 

 

Why Choose TSPPPA?

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LOCATION

Take advantage of our top-ranked programs and connections in the Washington, D.C. area, or apply TSPPPA's influence and impact to opportunities around the globe.

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EXPERTISE

Our faculty are not only sought-after leaders in the policy field. They are mentors and advocates who care deeply about helping students succeed.

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CAREER OUTCOMES

We offer tailored professional advancement programs and lifelong services for students and alumni at all career stages seeking meaningful work.

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CARING COMMUNITY

We are fiercely committed to an equitable, collaborative learning environment, meaning students have a voice in leadership roles and professional development opportunities.

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TAILORED EDUCATION

Customize your degree to your life — and your public service aspirations — with part-time options, night or daytime courses and a personalized capstone program.

 

Accreditation

 

 

 

Valerie Singer

 

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“As a later-career professional, I chose to pursue an MPA at TSPPPA to hone my skills and prepare me for a new work chapter. The faculty, staff and students exceeded my expectations — I was able to contribute my experiences in class discussions and cultivate new ways of thinking.”

Valerie Singer
MPA '19