Master of Public Policy

Humphrey School Difference

Why choose the Humphrey School's MPP program?

The Humphrey School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program is one of the best in the country, attracting students who are committed to public service at the local, state, national, and international levels. Preparing future leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world is at the core of this program, which equips students to design, manage, and advocate for better policy solutions.

Interdisciplinary and Global Academic Offerings

The MPP degree brings together political science, economics, statistics, management, and other social science disciplines to shape policies and programs around the globe. The vast majority of our MPP students complete their graduate program in two years.

Students in the MPP degree program benefit from the Humphrey School's expertise in global policy, leadership and management, politics and governance, social policy and analysis, and urban and regional planning.

Positions Our Graduates Hold

Deputy Mission Director, USAID/West Africa, Ghana
Director of Programs, Fund for Global Human Rights, Thailand
Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Managing Director, Congressional Relations, U.S. Government Accountability Office
State Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives
President, Minnesota Council on Foundations
Executive Vice President, National MS Association, Chicago

Dual Degree Options

MPP/JD, Law School
MPP/MBA, Carlson School of Management
MPP/MPH, School of Public Health
MPP/MSW, School of Social Work

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