Graduate Programs

High quality academic programs

The School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Delaware currently offers five graduate degree programs.

Each graduate program then offers several specializations or concentrations so you can tailor your program to be exactly how you want to make a real difference.

Master of Arts (MA) in Urban Affairs and Public Policy

The Master of Arts in Urban Affairs and Public Policy program is broad-based and flexible, allowing students to pursue a wide range of planning, policy, and research issues affecting the public and nonprofit sectors.

Master of Arts in Historic Preservation (MAHP)

The Master of Arts in Historic Preservation prepares professionals for the successful practice of historic preservation in public, private, and non-profit venues.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Our NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration program offers solid preparation for graduates to succeed in challenging professional careers in government and nonprofit administration and management.

PhD in Urban Affairs and Public Policy

The PhD in Urban Affairs and Public Policy program, one of the oldest in the nation, is research oriented and renowned for its interdisciplinary approach to policy analysis.

Master of Science in Disaster Science and Management

The Interdisciplinary MS in Disaster Science and Management includes a thesis and non-thesis option.  The non-thesis option is intended to be a terminal degree.

PhD in Disaster Science and Management

The PhD in Disaster Science and Management is an interdisciplinary degree organized around thematic areas.