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Public Policy, MPP

Program Information

School: School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Program: Public Policy

Test Score Required: A GRE Verbal score of 156 and GRE Quantitative score of 146 are advisable based on our experience with student success in the program.
Mail Graduate Record Examination (GRE) official scores to UT Dallas Office of Enrollment Services.

Catalog Page: MPP

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Completed Request for Recommendation (Requires Adobe Reader) forms from individuals able to judge your probable success in graduate school. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Resume: no

Admissions Essay: yes

A brief narrative outlining your academic interest and meeting the following criteria:
  • Include any current or long-range interests in research, teaching or other professional objectives.
  • Please describe any publications or other evidence of scholarly endeavor you have achieved.
  • List academic and professional organizations in which you are active and any fellowships, scholarships, or other honors you have received.
The Admissions Essay may be sent directly to the program or submitted online.

Deadlines: rolling admissions, no deadline

Contact

Nora Hernandez
972-883-4524
Masters Advisor
GR 2.322  

or  

Dr. Jennifer Holmes
Program Head
Office - GR 3.209

Possible Careers

Policy Analysts for government and the state legislature, local and regional planners; Policy Analysts in private corporations; Private Consultants; Public Relations, etc.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.