When and where are classes held? Can I work and attend school at the same time?
Classes are offered on our campus in Doylestown on weekday evenings from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. Yes, our students work both full and part-time while enrolled in the program.
What are the specialization areas? Students choose from one of the three specialization areas:
- Food and Agricultural Policy
- Environmental Policy
- Developmental Policy
Is a Master’s thesis required?
Student CHOOSE either a research based Master’s thesis OR a practice-focused internship as part of their program requirements. This innovative feature allows you to customize your degree to suit your academic needs and interests.
What are the application deadlines?
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants interested in enrolling for the Spring semester should apply by December 1 and for the Fall semester by April 1. While applications will continue to be accepted past these dates, candidates who apply by those dates will be given preference.
What is the cost of the program? Is financial aid available?
The cost per credit is $675 for the 2013-14 school year, and courses are 3-credits. If you are applying for federal or state financial aid, the Delaware Valley College institutional code is 003252. Links to FASFA and institutional forms can be found on the financial aid website. You can contact an aid counselor at 215.489.2272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is a typical course sequence for a student in Policy Studies?
Recommended Course Sequence
Introduction to Policy Studies
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Are transfer credits from another graduate program accepted?
Transfer of up to six graduate credits from an accredited college/university may be considered under certain conditions, including course content, grade point average, and how recently the course was completed. Please discuss this with a program director prior to taking courses elsewhere. If you have previous coursework, please submit an official transcript for review.
Is there any assistance for students with learning disabilities?
Applicants with learning disabilities who wish to discuss the available academic accommodations should contact Student Support Services at 215.489.2490.