MBA in Public Policy Management

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 22 Sep, 2020

Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
33 K-2.5 L INR annual

About MBA in Public Policy Management

MBA in Public Policy Management is a postgraduate course in management that deals with public policy and governance. The duration of the course is 2-years during which students are provided with the knowledge and skills that are involved in the creation and governance of public policy. It is a course that enriches the societal knowledge of a student and enables him/her to develop an understanding of the dynamics governing society and how it is impacted by policy-making.

The course is beneficial to a student who wishes to make a career in governance and join public offices and non-profit organizations that work to mitigate social problems. A student of the Public Policy Management course is able to tackle the various fragments of this field related to policy drafting, innovation, delivery of services, legal issues and regulation of public policy etc. Students of this course are educated in the fields of management, economics, finance, marketing, operations etc.

Graduates of the MBA in Public Policy Management course cultivate the capabilities of responding to social issues and managing them through public programmes. The course not only increases the academic intelligence but also the research capabilities of the students. Public Policy Management is a vast and very interesting choice of course for a student who wishes to get into a reputable career that allows him to use his education and knowledge for public betterment.

Highlights of MBA in Public Policy

Full NameMaster of Business Administration in Public Policy Management
Duration2 years
Exam TypeSemester-Wise
EligibilityGraduation in any stream
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam + GD + PI
Average Course Fee5 lakhs
Average Starting Salary5 LPA

MBA in Public Policy Management Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed BBA, B.Com or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks.

  • Those who are belonging to any reserved category must have secured at least 45% 

MBA in Public Policy Management Admission Process

  • Candidates who have applied for admission in MBA in Public Policy Management will be selected on the basis of their performance in qualifying degree and entrance exam

  • Apart from the national level MBA entrance exam, some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam. Candidates may visit the official website of the college to know what entrance exams are accepted by the college. Check more about MBA entrance exams here. 

  • Selected candidates will be called for the personal interview and group discussion rounds. Know how to crack a GD here. 

Candidates who want to know the detailed admission process of any college may ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone

Top MBA in Public Policy Management Colleges in India

Two well known MBA in Public Policy Management Colleges in India are the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Candidates who are interested in admission to any of these colleges may fill our Common Application Form

MBA in Public Policy Management Syllabus

FIrst Year

Microeconomics in Public PolicyMacroeconomics in Public Policy
Public Policy AnalysisOrganizational Behaviour
MarketingStrategy for Public Policy
Financial ReportingEthics in Public Management
Economic AnalysisResearch Methodology

Second Year

Project ManagementDecision Making
Programme EvaluationInnovation and Leadership
Health EconomicsDevelopment Economics
Social EntrepreneurshipInfrastructure Development

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MBA in Public Policy Management Career Options and Job Prospects

MBA in Public Policy Management equips a student with the skills necessary to make a career in a sector that works to solve social problems. Graduates of this stream mainly join public offices or non-profit organizations. The course also opens career opportunities in private organizations and consultancies working in the fields of public policy and governance. The course is also a good choice for a student who wishes to take on research projects and stick to the academic line of work.

Career opportunities after MBA in Public Policy Management are challenging and require good skills of communication, management and organization. Professionals of this field must be good at decision making and are required to think out of the box and work for the public betterment. A career in the field of Public Policymaking can be very enriching and provide a unique perspective and exciting experiences to a candidate. Some of the top recruiting areas of MBA in Public Policy Management include.

  • Government Agencies
  • Non-Government Organizations

  • Consultancies

  • Environment Protection Agencies

  • Public Health Administration

  • Educational Institutions etc.

Some of the top job positions after MBA in Public Policy Management include:

  • Policy Analyst

  • Public Policy Manager

  • Research Analyst

  • Policy Advisor

  • Environment Consultant

  • Budget Analyst etc.

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Dear Student,

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Dear Student,

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