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Master of Arts in Rural Public Policy and Planning

Since 2007, the Master of Arts Program in Rural Public Policy remains a leader in innovative education. The Master of Arts program in Rural Public Policy and Planning is a unique program that provides a wealth of knowledge from faculty members who are experts in their fields. Our program is a two-year program that prepares students to grasp complicated public problems and craft precise solutions, especially for rural communities. During the two years, students can choose a concentration area that fits closely to their future goals: Agricultural Policy, Nonprofit Policy, Rural Health Policy, and Social & Economic Policy.


  • Completion of bachelor’s degree
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • GRE scores