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Transitioning to the Batten Classroom

Continue following first year post-graduate MPP candidate Ellie Murphy as she finishes her first month of coursework at Batten. Read on to learn more about her transition to graduate coursework, her daily schedule, and her favorite study spots!

Moving to Charlottesville: Batten Edition

Follow first year post-graduate MPP candidate Ellie Murphy as she moves to Charlottesville. Keep reading to hear more about her moving experience, undergraduate to graduate transition, and her favorite Charlottesville spots!

Explore National Security Policy at Batten

With UVA’s Intelligence and Security Careers Week about to get underway, we thought we would highlight the ways in which students interested in national security can get involved at Batten.

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Wondering what Batten is like outside of class? Hear from second-year MPP student Ethan Betterton about the non-academic challenges he faced in his first year, and how the Batten community stepped up to help him.

Meet the MPP Class of 2023

Learn more about the Master of Public Policy Class of 2023 and last year's admissions statistics.

Students laughing at graduation, with text "Our Favorite Batten Memories"

As we count down the days to the fall semester, we asked some of our students what their favorite Batten memory has been.

Blue ring background with title "My Favorite Graduate Batten Class"

Wondering what the MPP curriculum is like? Hear from some of our current students on which classes stand out as their favorites!

Students in graduation attire laughing

While this past year and a half has presented a number of challenges for individuals across the US and globe, students at Batten also experienced moments of joy. As we reflect on the end of the spring semester, we asked some of our students what their favorite Batten memory has been.

Students walking up stairs with text overlay that says Utilizing Batten Resources Batten Career Services

As a small school, we pride ourselves in the individualized attention we can give to each student. Our Batten community is dedicated to making lasting change in their communities, and with the one-on-one support from our Career Services team, our students have reported some of the highest career placement and first destination rates across the University. Hear from some of our students on their experiences with the Batten Career Center in this next post in the series!

Student working on a laptop

The culmination of the program is an Applied Policy Project that challenges students to perform a professional-quality study for a real-world client. We asked our most recent graduates to share more about their Applied Policy Project and the wide range of topics they researched in this latest blog post!