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Last modified: June 13, 2012, 6:02 PM
John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State
The John Glenn School offers several graduate degree programs including a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A), Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management (M.A.), doctoral program, and dual degree options. Students in the Glenn School are able to specialize in different areas through dual degree offerings, graduate minors, electives, skills courses, and a capstone. Dual degree partnerships include: Social Work, Business, Law, Environment and Natural Resources, City and Regional Planning, Public Health, and others.
Students in the Glenn School often engage in opportunities available outside the classroom including internships, studying abroad, career service events, networking with alumni, and working with faculty. The Glenn School has three centers including an office in Washington, D.C. which helps promote the School's federal relations while also implementing an internship program (Washington Academic Internship Program). Within the Glenn School is a focus on science and technology policy. The School hosts the Battelle Center of Science and Technology Policy within Page Hall. In addition, the Glenn School works internationally by coordinating the Parliamentary Development Project in Ukraine.
The Glenn School is located in the heart of Columbus, Ohio (state capital) which provides ample opportunities for students to pursue internship and jobs. The Glenn School provides support to the state by offering training programs for the public sector (MAPS), conducting research, and providing technical assistance. The Glenn School provides students with the opportunity to learn within a small school setting, while also having access to the resources available through a large, public research insitution (The Ohio State University).
John Glenn School Mission:
Promote informed decision-making at every level of public policy and strengthen civic engagement among all citizens.