Are you considering a career in research or academia? Since its inception, the Glenn College has offered a selective, research-oriented doctoral program in public policy and management. This academically rigorous program is preparation for individuals pursuing university careers in teaching and research, and for senior-level research roles in government, consulting, and nonprofit organizations.
The program is tailored to individual needs and interests and enrolls 25-30 students. Students work closely with faculty advisors in developing programs of study that allow students to attain:
The John Glenn College of Public Affairs includes a core full-time faculty accompanied by other faculty members who divide their time between public policy and related academic disciplines. A wide range of academic disciplines and professional fields are represented on the faculty including public administration and public policy, economics, political science, law, history, geography, engineering, operations research, nonprofit management, food, environmental, and innovation policy, and quantitative methods. Many have experience in either government or private research organizations.
Our doctoral alumni hold leadership positions in some of the top public affairs programs in the country. Recent placements include faculty positions at Louisiana State University, the University of Kansas, and Virginia Tech, and government agency positions in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ecuador Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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