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Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration

Boise State University’s PhD Program in Public Policy and Administration is for students wanting to be organizational leaders in public policy and administration environments.


The application deadline is January 15.

Public Policy and Administration

The PhD Program

The PhD program in Public Policy and Administration is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to be senior-level leaders in public service fields, such as government agencies, non-profit organizations, and applied research environments. The curriculum is designed for full time students and working professionals seeking enhanced policy analysis skills and methodological preparation.  There are also a number of opportunities for students to enroll full time, with the support of graduate research assistantships (GRAs).

Funding Your PhD

How to Pay for Graduate School

School of Public Service Faculty

Meet SPS Faculty

For Current Students

Information for current PhD students

Student Handbook

Read the PhD Student Handbook
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