You are a problem solver
and a difference maker

Our master’s degree in policy studies can shape those skills by giving you the knowledge, education, and experience to move to the next level in your career. Our policy studies program can:

  • Give you a holistic approach to understanding today’s pressing societal problems and issues and the conditions surrounding them
  • Prepare you to make a difference and solve questions in many industries, including agriculture, food, sustainability and community development
  • Hone your analytical and leadership skills to find solutions instead of roadblocks.

The master’s in policy studies is a 36-credit program, which includes your choice of either a practical capstone internship or a research based master’s thesis. There are three specialization areas:

  • Community and international development
  • Food and agriculture
  • Sustainability and environment


Internship employers: download the intern experience survey form here.