JU PPI is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 semester. Students are admitted for the Fall term only. Applying is simple:
A bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution is required and must be conferred before beginning the MPP program. If your degree was earned outside of the United States, your transcript or mark sheets must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
Undergraduate or graduate economics and statistics classes are not required, but are strongly encouraged prior to beginning the MPP program. Prior work experience is not required, but is viewed favorably.
- The Application.
A completed online application form together with a $50 non-refundable application fee is required. To apply online, click here. Paper applications are also available. Paper application: MPP Paper Application.pdf.
- Five Required Documents.
Five supporting documents must be submitted:
An official transcript and a copy of the transcript from your undergraduate degree granting institution must be submitted to Graduate Admissions, Jacksonville University, 2800 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, Florida, 32211. In addition, an official transcript for all academic work beyond secondary school, including graduate work, study abroad, and community college courses, must also be submitted.
(b) Resume or Curriculum Vitae
A current resume or curriculum vitae must be submitted.
(c) Letters of Recommendation
Three (3) letters of recommendation are required from persons familiar with your academic and/or professional background. These letters should be submitted on the reference’s letter head..
(d) Test Scores
JU PPI accepts the GRE (preferred), GMAT or LSAT for the MPP degree program. For the MPP-JD dual degree program, the LSAT is accepted in both programs. For the MPP-MBA dual degree program, the GMAT is accepted in both programs. For the MPP-Marine Science dual degree program, the GRE is accepted for both programs.
The Statement of Purpose is a concise essay (750 to 1,000 words) on your academic and career goals, why you are seeking a Master in Public Policy degree, your policy interests and why you are applying to JU PPI. The Statement of Purpose is required for admission.
Applicants may also submit an optional statement. The JU PPI Admissions committee welcomes additional information that you may wish the committee to consider. This optional essay can address your personal background, work experience or anything else you would like considered by the Admissions Committee (recommended not longer than 1,000 words). There is no penalty for not submitting this statement.
- Application Deadline
The deadline to apply for the Fall, 2013 entering class has been extended to May 17, 2013. Applications received after May 17, 2013 will be considered on a case-by-case space availability basis.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, or would like further information, please contact us at:
Adult and Graduate Admissions
2800 University Blvd. North
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Phone: (904) 256-7811
FAX: (904) 256-7641