Programs

The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy offers a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students are able to benefit from academic and experiential learning opportunities in the Capital Region and beyond to develop a strong foundation for careers in the public, non-profit and private sectors as well as careers in teaching and research.

Undergraduate

Criminal Justice BA +MA Option

Criminal Justice BA +MA Option

Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option

Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Political Science BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option

Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option

Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Public Policy and Management BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MA Option
Masters

Criminal Justice MA +JD Option

Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option
Criminal Justice MA +JD Option

Criminal Justice / Social Work MA / MSW

International Affairs MIA

Political Science MA

Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option

Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option
Public Administration and Policy MPA Online Option | +JD Option

Combined Bachelor's and Master's 

You can combine a Political Science BA and Public Policy and Management BA with a master’s in political science (MA), public administration (MPA) or international affairs (MIA) at Rockefeller through our highly competitive and highly ranked graduate programs. These programs enable you to continue your studies at Rockefeller College and complete our nationally ranked MPA program or our MA and MIA programs by taking graduate coursework as an undergraduate student and accelerating your master’s degree.

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Combine Any Bachelor’s Program on Left With Master’s Program on Right

Bachelor’s

Master’s

Political Science

Political Science (MA)

Public Policy

International Affairs (MIA)

Sociology

Public Administration (MPA)

Economics

 

 

Combined Program Admission Requirements

The combined program is highly competitive. In order for your application to be reviewed, you must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher, have completed 56 total credits hours toward your BA, and have received a grade of B or higher in two quantitative courses (MPA & MIA). The best time to apply is during your junior year. The department accepts applications for both the fall and spring semesters.

 

Application Deadlines
  • Spring: December 1
  • Fall: February 1 (priority) & April 1 (secondary)

Please contact Rockefeller's Director of Undergraduate Student Services Zakhar Berkovich (zberkovich@albany.edu, Humanities B-16) to assess your eligibility for the program.

 

Application Materials
  • Completed Degree Application
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate work to date
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 1-2 page statement of background and goals
  • Resume
  • $75 application fee

Note: GRE not required for admission

Combined Programs With Other Institutions

Rockefeller College offers combined BA/MPA/MIA programs with other institutions. These programs give outstanding undergraduate students the opportunity to join Rockefeller's nationally ranked MPA program before graduation.
 

Institution

Program

SUNY Fredonia Logo
BA/MPA
SUNY Geneseo Logo
BA/MPA
SUNY New Paltz Logo
BA/MIA
SUNY Oneonta Logo
BA/MPA
SUNY Potsdam Logo
BA/MPA, BA/MIA
SUNY Purchase Logo
BA/MPA
Siena College Logo
BA/MPA