Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

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A Community Committed to Changing the World

At the Humphrey School, we educate the next generation of public leaders. Let us help you turn your drive to make a difference into a reality.

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Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota ranks among the country’s top professional public policy and planning schools, widely recognized for its success in advancing the common good through a comprehensive, world-class program. The School offers six distinctive master’s degrees, a doctoral degree, and five certificate programs that match students’ passion with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to solve real-world challenges.

Note to undergraduates: While the Humphrey School does not offer a bachelor's degree, we have multiple ways for undergraduates to join our community and begin their journey to change the world.

Humphrey School Spotlight

Humphrey School Spotlight

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Dean Nisha Botchwey speaks at a welcome reception inside the Humphrey School
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