Accelerated Master in Public Policy

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Accelerated Master in Public Policy

Application Fee & GRE are not required
for UNH undergraduate students
applying for accelerated master’s admission!

For current University of New Hampshire undergraduates, there is an exciting opportunity to accelerate the MPP program by taking up to 12 credits in approved electives while still undergraduates. These students will then follow the standard MPP curriculum beginning in the fall following completion of their undergraduate degree. After finishing their spring semester, students who have achieved the maximum number of MPP credits as undergraduates will need to complete only their capstone and internship—which can be accomplished over the following summer. 

For additional information about application deadlines and instructions for waiving your application fee and GRE requirements, please visit the MPP Admissions webpage

Contact

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Academic Partnership Coordinator:
Sarah Dorner
carsey.degree@unh.edu
603.862.0214

UNH Accelerated Masters Sample Schedule, One Year

UNH Undergrad or Summer  Fall January Term Spring Summer 2
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
     
  • Economics for Public Policy (PPOL 904)
  • Fundamentals of Policy Analysis (PPOL 906)
  • Quantitative Analysis for Policy Research (PPOL 908)
  • Elective
  • Washington, DC Colloquium (PPOL 950)
  • Strategy and Practice of Public Policy (PPOL 902)
  • Policy Across Borders (PPOL 910)
  • Capstone Planning (PPOL 990A)
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Capstone Project (PPOL 990)
  • Internship

 

UNH Accelerated Masters with Specialization Certificates
Sample Schedule

UNH Undergrad or Summer Fall January Term Spring Summer 2 Fall 2
  • Elective
  • Elective
     
  • Economics for Public Policy (PPOL 904)
  • Fundamentals of Policy Analysis (PPOL 906)
  • Quantitative Analysis for Policy Research (PPOL 908)
  • Elective
  • Washington, DC Colloquium (PPOL 950)
  • Strategy and Practice of Public Policy (PPOL 902)
  • Policy Across Borders (PPOL 910)
  • Capstone Planning (PPOL 990A)
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Capstone Project
    (
    PPOL 990)
  • Internship
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

 

**Accelerated MPP students may “double count” up to 3 classes (4-credit courses) for their Bachelor & MPP degrees. These classes must be completed before the Bachelor degree is awarded.

NOTE: With careful planning, UNH accelerated MPP students could also complete an additional Graduate Certificate in topics such as Analytics, Sustainability Politics & Policy, or additional graduate certificate programs in development. In general, 2 courses in a Graduate Certificate Program can “double count” toward the MPP.