The MPP Program offers six policy-area concentrations that span domestic and global policy issues. The concentration is recorded on the student’s transcript upon graduation.

Energy & Environment

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Security Policy

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Health Policy

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Social Policy

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Development Policy

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Tech Policy

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Concentration Requirements

  • complete nine credits of coursework in the concentration (either one, three-credit foundations course plus six elective course credits, or, for concentrations without a designated foundations course, nine approved elective course credits)
  • complete a summer internship related to the concentration
  • write a master’s project in the concentration area

Elective Courses

For electives, MPP students may take courses at Sanford, in departments and schools at Duke or:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina State University
  • North Carolina Central University. 
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Student Handbook

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