Overview

The KSPP’s Master of Public Policy is a two-year full-time program that aims to enable and empower future policy leaders and professionals within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and globally by equipping them with the analytical, and leadership skills needed to address the most pressing domestic and international public policy challenges.

The program will be delivered through 13 courses and a total of 42 credit hours. The core courses combine full semester courses, application-based short courses, and policy practicum. Students have the opportunity to choose one of the following three concentration areas.

Three Concentration Areas

1. Public Sector Management and Leadership
Students who choose this concentration will gain the skills necessary to lead and manage organizations through dynamic and challenging times. Through both theory and application, students will learn how good leadership and effective management shape policies and promote social change.

2. Data Analytics
Students will gain a working understanding of how to address public policy issues using a wide range of different types of data. Using a hands-on approach, they will learn how data is sorted, stored, protected, and analyzed to derive and communicate valuable information for optimal policymaking.

3. Energy and Climate Policy
Building on the extensive expertise of KAPSARC, this concentration provides students with the analytical and substantive knowledge to take on the environmental challenges of our time and develop practical and sustainable solutions. Students will learn how energy sources are developed, leveraged, regulated, and financed and how policies affect all aspects of energy development, deployment and climate transitions.

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