About the Public Policy Institute

​The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (PPI) seeks to shape the future through preparing a new generation of leaders, public policy expertise, and providing a neutral gathering place for public policy discussion, education, and debate.

PPI is proud to offer Florida’s first and only MPP degree program. Blending classroom discourse and experiential learning at its finest, our program provides students with fundamental knowledge in policymaking, leadership, critical thinking, legal processes, political science, public finance, ethics, and communications skills critical to top influencers and thought leaders.

Those with a passion for making a difference in virtually any industry, across public, private, and non-profit’ sectors, have a home at Jacksonville University. As the oldest and largest private masters university in north Florida and south Georgia, JU seeks out world-shapers, innovators, collaborators, frontrunners, risk-takers, and pacesetters.