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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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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.

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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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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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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 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.

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What is Good Public Policy?

Discover what public policy is, what makes good public policy, and if public policy is the right career choice for you at publicpolicy.pepperdine.edu now!

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State and Local Policy at Pepperdine: Where Things Happen

State and local policy at Pepperdine is about making communities better places to live. Learn more about our program at our website now!