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MPP Program

Effective Immediately: UCR GRE requirement waived

Due to the impact caused by the novel COVID-19, the UCR School of Public Policy will alter the admissions requirements for all applicants for Fall 2020 as an effort to support students during this challenging time. For more information, please contact us as mpp@ucr.edu.


Get trained in evidence-based, pragmatic policy making to solve problems plaguing our region and the world.

As a UCR Master of Public Policy student, you can choose to specialize in a broad variety of fields. Specialization can take the form of a concentration within coursework, a capstone project, an internship, or any combination of these.

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Are You an MD Student Interested in an MPP? 

 

The UCR School of Public Policy offers a concurrent MD/MPP degree program. For more information, contact mpp@ucr.edu

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  • Students interested in the concurrent degree program will have already been admitted to the School of Medicine. Students interested in the concurrent degree program will apply to the School of Public Policy during the fall of their third year in medical school. Students will apply through the regular MPP application process.
  • Students in the concurrent degree program will spend the first three years (two years of basic sciences coursework and a year of core clinical clerkships) at the School of Medicine.
  • After admission into the program (i.e. acceptance by the School of Public Policy), students will spend a full academic year at the School of Public Policy.
  • After completion of MPP coursework, students will finish their last year of medical school and apply for residency. During the 4th year of medical school (5th and final year of the concurrent degree program), students in the concurrent degree program will work on their health policy capstone project.

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Upcoming MPP Info Sessions

 

MPP Cohort 6 Statistics

31
Total Enrollment
35%
Male
65%
Female
84%
Minority
3.32
Average GPA

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Interested in Other Graduate Programs?

The UCR School of Public Policy offers other ways you can earn your graduate degree. Learn more by visiting the Other Graduate Programs page.

For More Information

Please contact mpp@ucr.edu.

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