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Public Policy (MPP and Nondegree)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Spring 11/1 11/1
Fall 8/1 8/1
Merit-Based Aid 1/15

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Areas of Concentration

Social Policy, Community Development, Economics, Education, Environmental, GIS, Gender, Health, Health Informatics, Housing, International Development, Labor/Workforce Development, Land Use Planning, Law, Management, Physical Planning, Planning and Social Justice, Political Economy, Political Processes & Institutions, Poverty, Public Informatics, Race and Ethnicity, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Science & Technology, Social Justice, State & Local Finance, Statistical Methods, Transportation, Urban Informatics

Program Requirements

Application, Personal Statement of Interest (must be electronic), Transcripts, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Vitae/Resume.

Test Requirements

GRE General (or LSAT for joint law and GMAT for joint MBA degree only).

Personal Statement Instructions

In your personal statement discus the following:

Why do you want to study public policy? What are your professional goals? (500-750 words)

Why are you particularly interested in the public policy program at the Bloustein School? (250-500 words)


Nondegree: Personal statement and resume are required. Course selection may be limited due to degree student course needs.