Department of Public Policy Leadership

University of Mississippi

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The Department of Public Policy Leadership provides a challenging undergraduate major that prepares high-performing students for positions of leadership in an increasingly complex world. The interdisciplinary curriculum for the major incorporates economics, geography, history, philosophy, political science, and public administration. The program emphasizes the global nature of responsible decision making, the ethical imperatives of leadership, critical thinking, communication skills, and the conceptual and methodological skills necessary for careful policy analysis.

All students who wish to major in Public Policy Leadership must apply for admission to the Lott Leadership Institute by January 5th. For information on how to apply, click “Prospective Students”.



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