Why MPP?

Welcome to the University of California, Irvine Master of Public Policy Program (MPP)! As the Director of the MPP, it's fun to welcome new students.  As I do so this year, I’m awe-struck by how much we have accomplished in such a short period of time. We have wonderful momentum.

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UC Irvine seeks applicants from a wide variety of educational backgrounds who meet the following requirements:
  • Demonstrated passion for learning and helping to solve social problems
  • Interest in multi-disciplinary studies
  • Self-motivated and able to work collaboratively with others
The online application system for Fall 2017 will re-open on September 1, 2016 although we will not begin reviewing applications until January 2017. Admissions will be based on a rolling basis.
Deadline: January 10, 2017

Orientation for Incoming Students

The UC Irvine Master of Public Policy program will be hosting an Orientation for Incoming Students on September 23, 2016. Admitted applicants should refer to their UCI email accounts for more information.