Established in 1989, Sacramento State’s Department of Public Policy and Administration prepares professionals dedicated to public service. Our interdisciplinary programs are designed to equip graduates with conceptual, analytic, and problem-solving skills and experiences necessary to deal with public sector policy and administrative issues, problems, and opportunities. We focus on California State and local levels of government.

Our Mission

The Capital Campus's graduate programs in Public Policy and Administration prepare future leaders to address the complex issues that face California. We serve the State and the region by developing leaders with strong analytical tools and a deep commitment to public service.

Programs and Certificates

Summer Hours

May 21 - 25, 2018
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 12:00 & 1:00 - 5:00

May 29 - August 17, 2018
Monday - Friday
7:30 - 12:00 & 12:30 - 4:00

Department Closed
May 28..............Memorial Day
July 4................Independence Day

Days of Note (Fall)
August 27........First Day Fall Instruction
December 7....Last Day Fall Instruction
December 10-14..Finals Week

Academic Calendars

Contact Us

Department of
Public Policy & Administration
Sacramento State
6000 J Street, mailstop 6081
Sacramento, CA 95819
Tahoe Hall, Room 3038