Online Master of
Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM)
Our program curriculum develops multi-disciplinary foundational knowledge and skills that will help you excel in the complex and interrelated fields of policy, planning, and management. Coursework focuses on conceptual learning and provides opportunities to apply learning to contemporary issues and challenges.
Admission information: Policy, Planning, and Management, MPPM
|Application deadline||Final deadline||International applicants|
|Fall term start||August 1||June 1|
|Spring term start||December 15||October 15|
|Summer term start||April 15||Not available|
Additional information: Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM)
The MPPM degree serves those who aspire to leadership roles and careers as managers, planners, researchers, analysts, or advocates in public service. Recent graduates are working in all levels of government and nonprofits.
Our full-time faculty hold terminal degrees in the field and will work closely with you to help you work toward your career goals. Our part-time faculty are currently employed in the field, and many work in local, state, and federal governments.
Students have ample opportunities for hands-on learning. These include working with the Catherine Cutler Institute, completing internships in town management or food policy and sustainability, and publishing their work in academic journals.
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Online student support
Maintain a flexible schedule while earning your degree. Our online students receive the same superior support as those who study on campus, including one-on-one career advising, video meetings with tutors and writing assistants, and technology assistance.