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  • UConn Master of Public Policy

    UConn Master of Public Policy

    UConn's Master of Public Policy Program is an oppurtunity to apply your skillset as students of economics. The program is built around applied microeconomics. In this  program, students learn to judge policies and programs, plan and evaluate alternatives, and implement changes to the public, nonprofit, and public sectors. 


    Graduates of this program have gone on to have careers in a variety of fields, including:

    • Finance
    • Program Evaluation
    • Policy Analysis
    • Research and Data Analysis

    UConn's MPP program has a 100% job placement rate. 


    The fast-track program is available to all UConn undergraduate students, at any campus, and of any major. Students should have a 3.3 GPA or higher in order to be admitted; however, applicants lower than a 3.3 GPA will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Students can take graduate courses during their undergraduate career without additional charge to tuition. Students can earn enough credits to enter the program as a 2nd year, meaning they will be eligible for IPP.

    Internship and Professional Practice (IPP)

    Once in their second year, MPP students can enter internship and professional practice through an internship with a public or nonprofit organization for an entire academic year. Compensation includes: 585 hours of skilled experience, stipend, medical benefits, tuition scholarship, and course credit.  

    Information Sessions
    Hartford | Hartford Times Building | Room 209
    Fast-Track & Survey Research
    February 26 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Fast-Track, MPA & MPP from 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    January 27 | March 10 | April 16
    Storrs | Homer Babbidge Library
    Fast-Track & Survey Research

    March 25 | Class of 1947 Room from | 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Fast-Track, MPA & MPP in Homer Babbidge Library
    February 4 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Class of 1947 Room
    March 25 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Room 2119A
    April 22 | 12:30pm -1:30pm | Room 1102


    Administrative Program Director: Catherine Guarino

    Program Director and Professor: Eric Brunner

    Outreach Coordinator/Application questions: Lian Kish

    For more information, contact: Catherine Guarino at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.