Are You Passionate About Leading Social Change?
Do you care about protecting the environment? Fighting poverty? Improving your local community? If you want to make change in your community, the Mills bachelor’s-to-master’s degree in public policy is the smart way to gain the advocacy, political, and analytic tools you'll need. You can choose any major for your undergraduate studies while selecting courses that enable you to earn an accelerated master’s degree in public policy with just one additional year of study.
Our location in the San Francisco Bay Area, a region at the forefront of policy innovation, provides myriad opportunities for networking with civic leaders. You'll study with visiting faculty who are elected officials and receive mentoring from policy professionals.
Your studies will combine a strong analytic foundation, advanced training for policy leadership, and a focus on local policy innovation. You’ll engage in live casework for Bay Area governments and nonprofit organizations and other hands-on learning opportunities that leverage our strong ties to the community. When you graduate, you'll be ready to translate your passion into action.