Graduate Concentration in Business and Public Policy

Today’s business leaders must make strategic decisions in an extremely complex world. In addition to navigating the rapidly changing market forces in their industry, companies operate in an environment that is strongly influenced by regulatory and public policy considerations. Furthermore, our public sector leaders must also understand how market forces can help or hinder alternative solutions to society’s most pressing problems. The business and public policy graduate concentration is designed to provide graduate business students a framework for evaluating the impact of public policy on firms and the markets in which they operate.

The concentration is open to all master’s programs (Master of Accountancy Science, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Business Administration, Master of Science in Technology Management, and Master of Science in Business Administration (International Management) in the College of Business but required of none.

Candidates will apply to the Department of Finance for admission into the concentration. Students wishing to be admitted to the concentration should consult with their program advisor before applying.

Complete 12 hours from the following list:12
Government Insurance Programs
Retirement Policy
Health Care Policy
Competition Policy
Individual Tax Policy
Business Tax Policy
Domestic Environmental Policy
International Environmental Policy
Govt Market Economy
Total Hours12

Other Requirements

In addition to the concentration requirements, students must also complete the requirements of their major degree.