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Masters in Public Policy and Management

Introduction

The Masters in Public Policy and Management degree is  a rigorous two-year program designed to address the complex issues facing modern governments and other policy-making organizations while developing the general management skills of results-oriented professionals.

The program gives you a practical learning experience using the case-study methodology which off­ers a unique opportunity for the application of practical skills, tools and ideas to real-life problems. Our broad pool of local and international faculty are actively engaged in shaping public policy, advising both governments and organisations, locally and internationally.

The core curriculum features Public Policy and Management, Public Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, General Management, Managing People in the public sector, and International aspects of public policy.

The  program offers a flexible mode of study and you can choose either evening or modular classes. This is tailored for busy executives who can opt to study for two weeks after every quarter or 3 evenings every week.

For Who

The MPPM program is specifically designed for senior Managers and professionals both from the public sector and corporate world with at least 2 years managerial experience.

Academic Entry Requirements Candidates must meet one of the following academic qualifications:

  • Holders of First Class or Upper Second Class honor degrees in the relevant academic fields from recognized universities.
  •  Holders of other related qualifications from recognized universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class degree.
  • Holders of the Lower Second Class Degrees, plus post graduate diplomas or certificates of diploma level or equivalent.

Mode of Delivery

Evening: Classes run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30 pm and occasional Saturday mornings (8:30am – 1:00pm).

Modular Classes run on two-week full day modules every three months. See 2017/2018 schedule below.  

Dates

MODULE DATES
Module 1A 6th – 18th March 2017
Module 1B 5th – 17th June 2017
Module 2A 11th – 23rd Sept 2017
Module 2B 27th Nov – Dec 9th 2017
Module 3A 5th – 17th March 2018
Module 3B 7th – 18th May 2018
Int’l Module- NYU 1st – 16th June 2018
Module 4A 10th – 22nd Sept 2018
Module 4B 26th Nov – 8th Dec 2018
Module 5A 4th – 15th March 2019
Module 5B 15th – 26th July 2019

International Module

The program offers an intensive one-week international module at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service of New York University, one of the best schools in public policy courses in the US. You will broaden your understanding of specific and cross-cutting global issues in public policy discourse. The module delivered by renowned development experts from NYU and involves educational visits to New York City, Washington DC and Various government departments.

Fees and Funding

Total tuition fee for the two year program (2017/2018)

  • Evening: KShs 1,473,000
  • Modular: KShs 1,623,000

The fee caters for: Tuition, text Books, cases, Administrative fee and International Module.

The fee for Modular also covers the meals for the duration of the course. There is a flexible payment schedule that allows you to pay in installments.

HELB offers financial assistance for admitted students. Click here for more information.

How to Apply

You can apply on the online application system. Before you apply, ensure you have the following documents:

  • Certified copies of your official transcripts
  • A detailed CV/Resume
  • Copy of National ID/Passport
  • A recent passport photos
  • References/ letters of recommendation. Two overall. Professional and academic or personal
  • KCSE results slip
  • Leaving Certificate

Application fee is KShs 5,000 non refundable. We administer our own aptitude test called the Graduate Entrance Exam (GEE). However, you may present your GMAT results instead if they are less than four years old. You can contact us on mppm@strathmore.edu or call +254 703 034 414 to confirm your eligibility and for payment instructions. 

Admission is based on a rolling space available basis. Early applications are encouraged.

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Intake:

  • Modular: March
  • Evening: September

Duration: 2 Years

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