Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Public Policy Dual-Degree Program Requirements

Students must satisfy the degree requirements of both the School of Education and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and you should consult with your advisor about graduation requirements for each degree. A total of 65 credit hours are required for the dual degree.

The master of arts in higher education degree requires that a minimum of 27 credit hours be taken in the School of Education, including the following:

The master of public policy degree requires that a minimum of 32 credits be taken at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, including the following:

Dual-Degree Requirement

Once the 59 required credit hours have been completed, you must complete 6 credit hours of electives that are selected in consultation with your advisor. Coursework in introductory research methodology, advanced-level policy courses beyond the core, and cognates may satisfy requirements for both schools. When a core course is waived, you are expected to take another course from the school that has waived the requirement.

For a summary of master's degree requirements, see the Master's Worksheet for Public Policy Dual Degree.

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