Master in Public Policy

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Master in Public Policy

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Policy Education for Leadership and Change

The Carsey School's Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree at the University of New Hampshire offers you the skills to have an impact and make a difference—to make change happen and defend past progress—in the often challenging environment of 21st century policy making. You'll learn the strategic practice of public policy, and to hone the skills that today’s policy professionals need to succeed—analytical expertise, clear and compelling communications, and the tools of leadership.

  • Join a program designed for tomorrow’s change-making professionals

  • Learn the skills needed to research and develop transformative policy and bring those policies to fruition in today’s challenging policy-making world -- and how to make your voice heard in the critical debates of our time

  • Study with leading policy professionals and academic scholars who combine hands-on experience with scholarly rigor

  • Launch a career in any level of government or in the nonprofit, advocacy, nongovernmental, foundation, business, or  research sectors

  • Choose focused tracks in policy analysis, or strategy and communications and select from a broad range of electives to personalize your degree and develop policy expertise

  • Earn this rigorous and innovative degree in 14 -16 months (or as little as 12 for Accelerated UNH undergraduates)

  • Start in 2017 and benefit from special scholarship funding available for qualified student

Learn more about other UNH graduate programs for those interested in public service. The University of New Hampshire also offers the following degrees and certificates: Master of Social Work, Master in Public Health, Master of Political Science, Juris Doctor, Certificate in Public Health and Certificate in Health Law and Policy.



Image of Tom and Jit - MPP Students who won NH SVIC Challenge

Join fellow MPP students making a difference.  Tom Giancola (left) and Jit Banerjee (right) won the 2016 New Hampshire Social Innovation Challenge.