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One of the most respected online programs of its kind, the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration program can prepare you to meet the challenges of governance and service delivery both in the United States and around the world. This program is taught by a diverse faculty of scholar-practitioners, all of whom hold doctoral degrees, with experience in developing effective public policy nationally as well as internationally. Coursework explores public policy theory, research, and practice in a global context, allowing you to gain expertise in effective U.S. policy management and to apply those insights to problems facing the world at large.
Earning your Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden positions you to attain a new level of credibility and influence in your field and to embrace exciting new career opportunities as a researcher, college-level educator, or administrative leader in the private, public, or nonprofit sector. Whether you’re an international student looking to gain knowledge of U.S. best practices or a domestic student seeking a global perspective, this program can empower you to develop sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing social issues.
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Three Walden alumni reflect on the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration program and the experiences, challenges, and takeaways that made their journey worthwhile. Watch the video now.
MPA, MPP and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration students receive a free one-year membership to the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).
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