Joyce Mann, Director of IPPAM
Joanna Yu, Director of Executive Education
Mark Velez, PhD
Susan Sinclair, Adjunct Associate Professor, SPPD
Rym Kaki, PhD
Grace Cheng Braun, CEO Wise & Health Aging
Jeffrey Wasserman, Vice President and Director of RAND Health, RAND Corp.
Melissa Lopez, PhD
Frank Zerunyan, JD, Senior Fellow
Jeanne Ringel, PhD, Senior Economist, Rand Corp.
Glenn Melnick, Professor & Blue Cross of California Chair in Health Care Finance
Robert Myrtle, Professor Emeritus



The International Public Policy and Management Program offers an intensive and innovative masters degree program for mid-career professionals working in countries outside the US. A total of 32 credits is required for the degree.

The 13-18 month Masters degree program in public policy and management is designed for participants working in the social sectors—public policy and management, health, education, urban planning, nonprofit management, and communication. It offers an intensive environment for academic study that enables participants to acquire the knowledge and practical skills to manage programs and to use data in the policymaking process.