Names Top Master's in Public Policy Programs for 2019

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Career opportunities for graduates include policy analysts, directors and city managers

News Image, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, announced the release of their Best Online Master's in Public Policy Programs for 2019. The research identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

In addition to insights gained from industry professionals, leveraged an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni. Each online degree program was analyzed with only 20 making it to the final list. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.

“A master’s in public policy programs provides advanced training to better understand public problems and how to develop policies in response to these issues,” says Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager “This is a highly rewarding career as professionals play an important role in shaping the policies that affect our daily lives.”

Students who pursue a master’s in public policy programs can also gain employment as policy analysts, directors, city managers and more. The steady job growth in this market is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the Top Master’s in Public Policy Programs. To access the complete ranking, please visit

2019 Best Master's in Public Policy Programs Programs (in alphabetical order):

American Public University
American University
Arizona State University
Eastern Illinois University
Indiana University
Liberty University
New England College
Northwestern University
Norwich University
Oregon State University
Regent University
SUNY Empire State College
Thomas Edison State College
University of Baltimore
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
University of Nebraska Omaha
University of Pittsburgh
University of Texas Rio Grande
Valdosta State University
Walden University

About provides proprietary and unbiased research to help students discover their options for the best graduate programs. The organization aims to inspire students to think big and make an impact in society through the pursuit of higher education. With user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, enables students to make informed decisions about earning a master’s degree online.

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