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Earn Your Master of Public Policy (MPP) Online

Policymaking takes initiative, creativity, engagement, and commitment, in addition to a well-informed foundation of facts and data. Policy itself is the catalyst for social change and program development in a vast number of areas of society—from human rights and justice to education, the environment, family services, health, welfare, security, and technology. With a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from American Military University (AMU), you have an opportunity to transform your creativity and critical thinking into action to address societal problems.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates. We offer many grant options. These grants represent a savings on our standard tuition rate. Request information to learn more.

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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for both undergraduate and master’s-level programs. Military family members, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents are also eligible for the Preferred Military Rate.

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No GRE®, GMAT™, or other standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

A Framework for Success

AMU’s curriculum blends the essential elements of public policy: research, data analysis, communication, creative and critical thinking, and action. The program is designed to strengthen your ability to both advise and manage risk in policymaking.

Valuable Takeaways

Case studies and writing exercises help inform your learning. To prepare for the rigors of this profession, your capstone involves an in-depth analysis of a current policy, including a brief, target audience assessment, budget, timeline, and strategic media plan.

Goal-Oriented

AMU’s program focuses on how policies are developed, implemented, and evaluated. To ensure your studies align with your professional interests, you will choose from a wide variety of concentrations..

Peer Engagement

You will study alongside AMU’s unique group of working professionals—individuals with diverse interests who share your passion for service and seek to make a difference.

No Entrance Exams

Begin your studies quickly. This MPP degree program requires no GRE® or other entrance exams, and the program starts monthly, putting you in control.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for both undergraduate and master’s-level programs. Eligible family members include parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents.

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