Tuition per credit hour
Out-of-state tuition break: $734. See details and other costs
Over 150 graduate assistantships available with stipend & tuition assistance, plus scholarship & fellowship opportunities. Explore aid
No application fee. No GRE required. Apply for fall, spring, or summer term. View application process & deadlines
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.
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.
Do you live in New England?
You may be eligible for a special reduced tuition rate, as part of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP).
Connect with us
Our monthly Graduate Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about the benefits of our program, as well as our admissions and financial process.
Admission information: Policy, Planning, and Management, MPPM
We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them continuously.
|Application deadline||Fall term start||Spring term start||Summer term start|
|Final||August 1||December 15||April 15|
|International applicants||June 1||October 15||Not available|