BA Program Coordinator, Student & Academic Services
735 S. State St. #2248
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
Undergraduate studies at the Ford School are based in social science disciplines such as sociology, economics, and political science-layered with analysis of and engagement with real-world public challenges.
Our coursework emphasizes teamwork, writing, analysis, and class participation. Ford School undergraduate students become full members of our close-knit community, and work in small groups with some of the University of Michigan's top faculty members.
Bachelor of Arts in public policy
Minor in public policy
|Description||Provides U-M students with knowledge and skills to analyze policy problems, understand the stakes, and create viable solutions.||Layer a U-M degree—engineering, sociology, business, or organizational studies, for example—with perspectives from the lens of public policy.||7-week summer program for juniors across the U.S. to prepare them for graduate programs in public policy and international affairs.|
|Total pubpol credits||30; 120 total degree credits||8-12; 16 total credits to fulfill||N/A|
|Number of students per cohort||80||20-25||24|
|Learn about our BA minor.||Learn about the PPIA program.|