About Us

The Department of Public Management and Policy is housed within the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and known nationally for its research and teaching excellence, as well as service to public and nonprofit organizations. Its faculty consistently is ranked among the top programs nationally in terms of scholarly publications and applied research products. Its alumni hold responsible positions on all levels of government in the United States, in many nonprofit agencies, and in private sector organizations that work with governments and nonprofits. Students come from all over the United States and from other nations throughout the world.

Our mission is to prepare future leaders of public and non-profit organizations and future scholars in public policy and administration.

Ph D Program

The PMAP Ph D program is looking for outstanding students who want to pursue research-oriented careers in public policy. Our program develops highly skilled policy researchers and teachers in such fields as public budgeting and finance, public and nonprofits management, policy analysis and program evaluation, and health policy.

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