Department of Public Policy Leadership

University of Mississippi

For Current UM Students

Application to the Lott Leadership Institute/Public Policy Leadership

To major in Public Policy Leadership, a current UM student must (1) have a 3.0 GPA or above, (2) fill out an application if the student meets the GPA requirement, and (3) meet with the Department chair and Executive Director of the Lott Leadership Institute. Students who are qualified will be advised to take PPL 101 and one of the three following courses: POL 101, ECO 202, or ECO 203 before they are accepted into the Lott Leadership Institute pursuing a BA degree in Public Policy Leadership.

Questions should be directed to Public Policy Leadership at 662-915-7347 or