Public Policy

A flexible, rigorous, multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares students to engage in policy development, analysis, and evaluation in global, national, state, and local settings.

The Public Policy department offers:


Courses focus on the nature of public policy, including the process of problem recognition and articulation, policy development, ethical and legal deliberation and methods of policy impact assessment.

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From Gettysburg to Yale to a public health start-up

“I think that a liberal arts education prepares you so well to work at a start-up.” –Alyssa Foxx ’13