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Department of Public Policy & Administration College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

Updates Related to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the Department of Public Policy and Administration will be staffed remotely Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. All classes are being held in an online format. 

The main office phone is (916) 278-6557. The office email is Faculty and staff are available through email and phone listed on the Meet Us page.

Updates from Public Policy & Administration

About Public Policy & Administration

About The Department

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.

The PPA Department Catalog

Fall 2022 Admissions Cycle

The PPA Department welcomes applications for a Fall 2022 start in its MPPA degree program starting October 1, 2021.

If we receive your application material before December 1, 2021, you are eligible for an early admission decision. The final deadline to apply for a Fall 2022 start is March 1, 2022.

You may direct clarifying questions about our admissions cycle(s) to

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Dept of Public Policy & Administration
Operating Remotely
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Closed 12 noon – 1 p.m. for lunch

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-6557
Please reach us by email

Meet Us