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Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Public Policy and Administration Department. AUC is Egypt’s global university, and PPAD takes pride in being its hub for the study of global and public affairs. PPAD is a relatively young department that championed quality academic education in less than ten years. Yes, in less than ten years since the establishment of the Department in 2009, PPAD became the first in the world to receive Triple Crown accreditation in public affairs education. 

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Programs

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Master of Global Affairs (MGA)

The program prepares students for professional careers at the national and international level within organizations that address interstate issues, work to prevent or resolve conflict and promote global cooperation.
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Master of Public Policy (MPP)

The program prepares students for leadership positions in public service and for careers as policy analysts. Students, who are generally in the early part of their career upon entry into the program, pursue careers in government, nonprofit organizations, international development agencies, academia, consulting firms and the private sector.
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The program prepares students for leadership and upper management positions in public service. Students, who are generally mid-career upon entry into the program, pursue careers in government, nonprofit organizations, international development agencies, academia and the private sector. 
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Graduate Diploma in Public Policy

The graduate diploma will help students learn to assess policy alternatives, develop effective programs, mobilize support, manage for performance and evaluate success. They will learn to think deeply and broadly about public service and the impact policies have on people, markets and institutions.
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Graduate Diploma in Public Administration

The graduate diploma will help students learn to assess policy alternatives, develop effective programs, mobilize support, manage for performance and evaluate success.
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Dual Degree Option BSc CENG-MPA

Students enrolled in AUC’s School of Sciences and Engineering may apply to complete the MPA on an accelerated basis, in conjunction with the completion of the Bachelor of Science in engineering.
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Global and Public Affairs Minor

The minor in global and public affairs is designed to give undergraduate students a deeper apprec

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Diploma in Global Affairs

The Diploma in Global Affairs requires the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework in the Public Policy and Administration Department, including at least 12 credit hours from the courses making up the MGA degree.
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Faculty Awards and Research

GAPP 10 Years

Awards

Read about our distinguished faculty of scholars and researchers impacting the world

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Research Centers

Research

Read about or faculty contributions in diverse areas of global affairs, public policy and administration

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Accreditation

Contact Information

Location

Department of Public Policy and Administration 
Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Second Floor, AUC New Cairo
t 2615.3330/3344/2703
ppad@aucegypt.edu

Mailing Address 

The American University in Cairo 
Department of Public Policy and Administration
AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 
New Cairo 11835, Egypt