College of Education and Public Policy

Department of Public Policy

Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of Public Policy. If you are passionate about people, communities and the issues that impact them, then call 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

Spring 2014 Final Exam Week
May 5-9, 2014


Fall 2014
Registration Begins March 31;
Classes begin August 25, 2014

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