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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.

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What Can I Do with a Master of Public Policy Degree?

The Pepperdine School of Public Policy uniquely prepares public leaders through a liberal arts curriculum. Discover a variety of public policy career tracks, specific jobs, and employment resources.

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How Can Public Policy Education Shape Criminal Justice Reform?

Pepperdine's "Policing and Criminal Justice Reform" course addresses the need for dynamic criminal justice policies, written by informed civic leaders.

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SPP Advent 2020

SPP is counting down the days to Christmas with a 2020 Advent calendar! Join us every day in the month of December!

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What's the Best Degree to Prepare You for Public Office?

Interested in pursuing a career in politics? Discover which degree programs can help you best prepare at PublicPolicy.Pepperdine.edu now.

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Why is Pepperdine the Best Policy Graduate Program for Veterans?

The Pepperdine School of Public Policy (SPP) is devoted to preparing students for careers in public service—whether that’s in government, nonprofits, and the policy-related business sector. Serving in the military provides valuable skills to work across sectors with a master of public policy degree (MPP).

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Why is Pepperdine the Leading Public Policy Program for Viewpoint Diversity?

Kasandra Dillon, current Pepperdine School of Public Policy student, shares her experience on viewpoint diversity in the classroom and the reason why she chose to attend Pepperdine University School of Public Policy.

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Equipped to Lead Through the Women in Public Policy Student Organization

Women in Public Policy was recently featured in a documentary as part of SAGE’s Knowledge series. Women in Public Policy promotes the development of women in the academic and professional arenas with an emphasis on ethics and leadership.

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How will COVID-19 Change American Public Policy?

What does public policy (and related failures) have to do with the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic? Find out at now.