The Philosophy, Politics, and Law (PPL) / Master’s degree in Philosophy (MA) combined degree program gives students the option to earn a Master’s degree in five years instead of the typical six years. The five-year combined degree program offers a limited number of exceptional undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Law (PPL) majors the opportunity to enroll in a master's degree program that specializes in Social, Political, Ethical and Legal Philosophy (SPEL).
Additional information about this fast-track BA-MA program is available on the Philosophy website.
The Philosophy, Politics, and Law (PPL) / Master of Public Administration (MPA) combined degree program gives students the option to earn a Master’s degree in five years instead of the typical six years. During the student’s senior year, combined degree students enroll in five graduate courses in addition to his/her undergraduate course load. Students then complete their MPA during a fifth year of intensive graduate study.
The Master of Public Administration degree is ideal for students who have an interest in public service. MPA graduates pursue various avenues of success, often holding positions as city, county, or village managers, directors of nonprofit organizations, policy advisors, or analysts for the federal or state government, among others.
If you are interested in the PPL-MPA Combined Degree program:
Additional information about this fast-track BA-MPA program is available on the Combined Degrees page on the DPA website.
For more information about the MPA program, including its certificate programs in Local Government management, Nonprofit Management, or the specialization in Sustainable Communities, click here.
Last Updated: 2/18/14