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Department of Public Policy Leadership
University of Mississippi

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Current Students

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Academic Program

The B.A. in Public Policy Leadership requires students to complete the general education courses, major in Public Policy Leadership, and a minor field of study. Students who complete a second major have more than completed the requirement of a secondary field of study, and thus are not required to also complete a minor. …
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The Public Policy Leadership program is enriched by internships that give future leaders and changemakers hands-on experience to supplement classroom learning. Students put principles into practice working in rigorous internship roles in Mississippi …
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Study Abroad

To prepare students for positions of leadership in an increasingly complex world and emphasize the global nature of responsible decision making, we encourage our students to study abroad. …
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