The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is a nationally acclaimed resource for research, leadership development, and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy. We address the most pressing challenges of the twenty-first century, striving for innovative, responsive, and equitable solutions at all levels of government and in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.
Our master's programs offer a special mix of academic rigor and real-life expertise to prepare students for a career with impact:
Master in Community Development (MCD): Our community development policy and practice degree will prepare you for building and sustaining strong communities through integration and collaboration across sectors — housing, health, finance, business development, jobs and more. This innovative program will give you the skills, know-how, connections and ideas to promote progress in communities across the United States and the globe.
Master of Public Administration (MPA): A Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) will provide you with a practical skillset combined with the theoretical foundation needed to be a successful, publicly minded professional. You will take a suite of courses that bring together concepts from public policy, management, politics and law, providing you with a well-rounded understanding of what it means to run an organization in the public or nonprofit sector. Public administration is where we see public policy affecting citizens on a personal level, and where public officials fulfill the promise of democracy.
Master in Public Policy (MPP): Our Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) offers you the tools you need to make a difference and create change in the challenging environment of 21st-century policymaking. You will learn how to develop transformative policies through research and analysis, and how to strategically communicate those policies to bring your ideas to fruition. You will learn how to address the pressing issues that matter to you locally, nationally and globally. Students can also pursue dual MPP degrees: MPP/MS in Analytics or MPP/Juris Doctor.
The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is a nationally acclaimed resource for research, leadership development, and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy. We address the most pressing challenges of…