Boise State Launches Public Policy Ph.D. Program


Boise State University is unveiling its newest doctorate program this morning.

The doctoral program in public policy and adminsitration, the first Ph.D. offered in the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, is targeted toward the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals, with emphasis on research of environmental studies, advocacy and consulting.

Boise State President Bob Kustra will be joined by Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa and Melissa Lavitt, the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs dean, for today's announcement.

Applications for the new Ph.D. program, slated to begin in the fall of 2013, will be accepted beginning December 15.