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Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Public Policy

Walden University



Walden University's online Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Public Policy degree is an ideal program for anyone who is looking for a flexible online program that will enable them with the knowledge that is needed for facing the various challenges of today's complex social governance as well as the knowledge that is needed for creating effective service delivery for any government and nonprofit institution.

During the duration of this online public policy program, students will participate in a number of online courses that cover a verity of public policy topics, such as:

  • Managing at the Boundaries
  • Intellectual Traditions in Public Policy and Administration
  • Professional Leadership and Ethics
  • Nonprofit and Governmental Budgeting and Finance
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Strategic Management of Information

With the growing diversity and complexity of today's robust communities, there is an increased need for leaders who have the vision to create plans, develop policies and manage resources within and at the boundaries between economic sectors.

The core of this program is situated in scientific inquiry and scholarship, and is directed at preparing its students for understanding the place of public policy within any institution.

This is an excellent online public policy degree for anyone who is looking to gain the skills that are needed for promoting social change through effective, forward-thinking management.

Graduates of this program will have the knowledge that is required for understanding and implementing public policy, but also to manage the full implementation and acceptance of them.

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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