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Cornell University Cornell Brooks Public Policy

Who Should Apply

Public affairs practitioners with more than 8 years of experience who need to balance a rigorous graduate education with the demands of a full-time job

    • Elected officials
    • Congressional and state legislative staff
    • Federal, State, and Local Government professionals
    • Foreign government personnel
    • Personnel of international organizations
    • Military Service Members
      • Note: The EMPA is eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits.
    • NGO staff

Private sector professionals working in the public interest at the interface with government agencies

    • Data science professionals looking to hone their management skills for careers that intersect with government
    • Professionals working in highly-regulated industries (infrastructure, financial services, logistics and shipping, technology)
    • Commercial and Public Sector management consultants
    • Sustainability professionals

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