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Nov. 2: SPPA grad sessions

School of Public Policy and Administration hosts graduate information sessions


9:32 a.m., Oct. 19, 2012--The School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Delaware will hold a graduate open house and two information sessions from 9:15 a.m.-noon and again from 1:15-4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, in 187 Graham Hall.

The information sessions will provide students with the opportunity to learn about topics such as full-time study, the MPA Career Enhancement Option, integrated and experiential learning as well as the school’s study abroad program, commitment to diversity and research assistantships. 

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“We are a community of faculty and professionals committed to a combination of teaching, applied research, and best practices in our profession,” says Maria P. Aristigueta, director of the School of Public Policy and Administration. “The school is a leader in the integration of classroom instruction, research, and professional practice.” 

The school offers a master of public administration degree, a master of arts and a doctorate in urban affairs and public policy and a master of arts in historic preservation, as well as a master of science and doctorate in disaster science and management.

Lunch will be provided at noon, providing students, faculty and staff with a chance to mingle. 

To reserve a space at either session, call 302-831-0735 or send email to For more information about degree programs, visit the SPPA website.

About the SPPA

The School of Public Policy and Administration is a leader in the integration of classroom instruction, research and professional practice. The school is a community of responsible, effective and socially concerned faculty and professionals who are committed to teaching, applied research and best practice in their profession.   Working with core strengths of the school’s faculty, the programs offer a number of specializations and concentrations focusing on particular sub-fields of public administration, urban affairs, disaster management and historic preservation and more.

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