University of Pittsburgh
March 5, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Offers New Enrollment Option for Students In the Master of Public Policy and Management

New approach for midcareer professionals seeks to develop managerial skills within the public and nonprofit sectors
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PITTSBURGH-The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh recently announced the "2+2" program, a new enrollment option for students in the Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) degree program. The program aims to provide current and future public and nonprofit managers with the skills to move between the two sectors as their careers advance.

The new MPPM 2+2 program seeks to develop essential managerial skills in finance, human resources, fundraising, grant writing, negotiation, and conflict resolution-all of which are relevant to a broad range of careers in public and nonprofit management.

The MPPM 2+2 program is a 10-course, 30-credit sequenced curriculum that can be completed in two years of part-time study. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings at the University's Oakland campus. Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2007, for the fall 2007 semester. For more information, visit