College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > School of Public Service > Graduate Programs > Public Policy (MPP) > Admission Requirements
To be eligible for the Public Policy (MPP) program, students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. In addition, successful applicants must demonstrate, through past academic or professional work, a capacity for achievement.
To apply, please submit the following:
How to Apply
Application can be submitted through the Online Application Center
Transcripts and other required credentials should be mailed to:
The Office of Graduate Admission College of Liberal Arts and Social SciencesDePaul University 2400 North Sheffield Avenue Chicago, IL 60614-3936
Application credentials (including official electronic transcripts) also can be emailed to The Office of Graduate Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure your name is on all documents.
Students educated outside of the United States where English is not the official native language must present evidence of English proficiency. A minimum TOEFL score of 96 (ibt), or a minimum 7.5 on the IELTS, or a minimum 125 on the Duolingo may be submitted for this requirement.
Current students may visit
Campus Connect for current course information. Prospective students may log on as a guest. Once on Campus Connect please select Course Descriptions followed by the department.
Students complete a minimum of 52 credit hours of graduate credit. Each course carries four credit hours. Required core courses account for 44 credit hours and electives account for 8 credit hours.
Please note that the information provided is current as of March 2017 and is subject to change.
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