GovLoop’s Guide to the Master of Public Policy Degree

Thinking of going to graduate school? Wondering what the Master of Public Policy degree is all about? GovLoop is excited to release a new guide that helps you navigate through the application process and advance your career in public service!

We’ve designed the following resource to help you decide if an MPP is the right degree for you. This guide will introduce you to the MPP degree, including what kind of classes you will take and the kinds of jobs you can expect to land once you graduate. We’ll also highlight some accomplished MPPs and dispense advice about the graduate admissions process.



  • Are you planning to apply to a MPP program this fall?
  • Are you a current or former MPP student and have advice?
  • Have suggestions for our guide?
Let us know in the comments!

By the way, if you’ve completed a MPP or are in the process, you might be interested in the following groups:

Go Public Service: MPA/MPP Degrees

Pursuing a Degree