Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

The mission of the Batten School is to develop leaders and generate new knowledge to solve the world’s toughest public policy challenges. Through training in policy analysis and critical leadership skills, the school and its faculty:

  • develop effective and ethical leaders to promote a better society
  • produce research addressing the most important policy problems
  • serve as a model for transforming public policy education

Resources

Prep for Fall: Tasks and Information for 2020

While many faculty and staff are working remotely this summer, the contact information for most offices has not changed significantly. …

Batten’s Career Services

We’ll help you throughout your entire career path—from landing your first internship and first full-time position to making career changes …

Research Presentation Tips

Tips from the Office of Undergraduate Research

Education Abroad

Education Abroad plays an important role in advancing the University of Virginia’s pedagogic mission, enriching students both academically and personally, …

StudentLingo

Looking to improve your time management or note-taking skills? Want to hear a little bit about overcoming challenges? StudentLingo offers …

Lynda at UVA

Lynda.com is online learning platform with a library of over 3,500 online courses and video tutorials from which you can …

Explore Academics

Minor: Public Policy and Leadership

The Public Policy and Leadership Minor emphasizes substantive knowledge, analytical rigor, and research skills. The minor is designed to prepare …

Major: Public Policy and Leadership

The Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Leadership is a multidisciplinary, liberal arts program focused on understanding how public …