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The Connection Between a Master of Public Policy and Education Policy

Learn how an MPP and education policy works seamlessly to navigate the vastly complex landscape of the American political system.

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The Davenport Institute Launches New Local Government Training Series

In December of 2021, the Davenport Institute was selected by the California Association of Realtors (CAR) to deliver a training series covering the ins and outs of local government in California.

Lance Christensen

Professional Certificate in Public Engagement Summer '22 Kickoff

This summer, we are kicking off our second summer cohort for our signature Professional Certificate in Public Engagement for Local Government. The certificate is aimed at ensuring that mid-career professionals in local government and the nonprofit sector are prepared to lead a publicly-engaged organization.

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Davenport and P2Club Publish Public Engagement Series in CA City News

The Davenport Institute partnered with The P2Club to write a 5-part series for California CityNews on best practices in public participation and community engagement.

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Top 5 Reasons an Internship Enhances a Master of Public Policy

Participation in an internship program is a requirement for graduation at the Pepperdine School of Public Policy.

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What Can I Do with an MPP/MDR Degree?

Learn how a joint Master of Public Policy and a Master of Dispute Resolution can further your career.

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What is an MPP Salary?

The job and salary opportunities provided by a master of public policy are vast and distinctively unique to a prospective student’s choice of an MPP and their career plans.

Ryan Brown

What can I do with an MPP/JD Degree?

What you can do with a joint Master of Public Policy and a Juris Doctor degree from a student perspective.

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How Should I Choose My Public Policy Grad Program?

With so many grad school options, making four important comparisons by asking the right questions can help you decide where you should invest your time and money.

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What did FDR Mean by a "Living Wage"?

President Joesph Biden hopes his actions to mirror those of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), more than eight decades ago, will coax Congress into passing a national minimum wage.