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. Attend Fall Preview Day on Nov. 5 and 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 10 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 six 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, there are multiple ways for undergraduates to join our community and begin their journey to change the world. 

It's Climate Week!

Do you want to learn more about the climate crisis, and how you can become part of the solution? We're hosting Climate Week events every day this week designed to do just that. All are free and open to the public. Here's the full calendar of Climate Week events. It's all part of our new initiative, Advancing Climate Solutions. Now. The Swain Climate Policy Series, with keynote speaker Al Gore, former vice president and climate activist. There's still time to register for his virtual presentation, Tuesday at 6 p.m.  

Humphrey School Spotlight

Humphrey School Spotlight

Portrait of Al Gore
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Portrait of Nisha Botchwey
Pelosi and the Media speaking