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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS (MPPA)

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS (MPPA)

The Masters of Public Policy Analysis (MPPA) program offered between the Kenya School of Monetary Studies and JKUAT combines quantitative rigor with a focus on implementation and practice. The result is an innovative MPPA program designed for the serious minded students who want to play a leadership role through better policy analysis, program evaluation and successful policy implementation. The MPPA program incorporates the strength in visionary direction with the critical elements of policy analysis. Policy analysts work in a variety of domestic and international settings where they are increasingly challenged to effectively harness the dynamism of markets, the expertise of career civil servants, and the passion found in non-profit organizations. This program provides students with the necessary skills to creatively address the political, financial, organizational, legal, ethical and constitutional challenges inherent in developing and delivering sound public policies.
The program embraces key educational challenges faced by contemporary society and its it committed to address these. Supporting this, the MPPA program is anchored by a curriculum that combines policy leadership, policy analysis and public policy specializations.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This programme is designed to meet the needs of those already active in the public sector policy environments, research organizations or units as well as those interested in a research career in public, social and economic policy.

GENERAL REGULATIONS
a) The University and the School for Human Resources Development (SHRD) shall apply.
b) No candidate shall be admitted for any Masters Degree without satisfying the minimum University requirements.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements in addition to specific programme requirements:
Either

a) Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in any field with at least Upper Second Class honours or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University Senate.
Or
b) Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in any other field with Lower Second Class honours provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or three (3) years experience in a relevant field.
Or
c) Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in any field with a PASS or its equivalent from any institution recognized by the University Senate provided such candidates have proven research ability and/or relevant work experience of five (5) years.
Or
d) Be a holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Business Sciences of KSMS/JKUAT will be admitted with exemption of at most six (6) units offered in the first two semesters of the Masters and only equivalent in content and bear the same codes as those offered at Masters level.

MODE OF STUDY:

Continuing Education Mode: It is only offered in this mode of study in at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) along Thika Super Highway- Survey.

INTAKES:

JANUARY & MAY only each Year

For more information on the programme, kindly get in touch with the centre or the SODeL offices, or get in touch with the contact person:

Contact Person:

Admin

Mrs. Sylvia Kisaka Kioko- Senior Administrative Assistant: skisaka@jkuat.ac.ke    

  1. Student admissions for Post- graduate applications
  2. Processing examinations in the following centres:
  3. Cooperative University College, RICCATTI Business College
  4. United Africa College, • KCA University,• Embu College,• Multimedia University College
  5. Alphax College,• KCA Kisumu Campus,• Pioneer International College
  6. Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS)- Post-graduate Programmes
  7. Management University of Africa (MUA)- Post-graduate Programme- Executive Master of Business Administration- EMBA

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