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College of Education and Public Policy

Department of Public Policy


Welcome to the Department of Public Policy. If you are interested in public service, then call or email Leslie Clark, Public Policy advisor. She will be able to help you decide which major to select to match your career goals.

Graduate Programs

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You can earn a master's or certificate in public affairs or management.

Undergraduate Programs

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Learn about the five different options in the public policy program.

Interested in Internships?

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Explore and sign up for an internship.

Save the Date

The Spring 2015 schedule is available.  Public Policy undergraduate majors should call 260-481-6351 to schedule an advising appointment with Ms. Clark.

Registration for Spring 2015 begins on October 20.

Student Success Story

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Irene Gichungeh, Public Policy graduate student, wins first prize at the 16th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium at IPFW. Her research project's title is “Do nonprofit nursing homes perform better than for-profit nursing homes? Empirical evidence in Indiana”. Ae-Sook Kim, Ph.D., Public Policy Assistant Professor, was Irene's faculty sponsor.

Faculty Feature

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We all have responsibility to improve our society by making it just and equal. I very much enjoy teaching students public values, democratic procedures, and effective tools for solving problems so they may become more responsible citizens.

Ae-Sook Kim, Assistant Professor