Policy, Planning, and Management

Admissions Information

Admission Information

For application instructions, go to http://usm.maine.edu/apply and find the Graduate Application Process.

Questions on the application process should be directed to the Office of Admissions at 207-780-5670 or send an email.

MPPM Application Requirements:

  • A completed online application.
  • Current resume.
  • Transcripts - Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required from each college or university attended.
  • Essay - Submit a brief essay (300-500 words) stating your reason for pursuing graduate study, your professional goals, and how you think this program of study will contribute to these goals. You may include a statement of any special interest you would like to pursue in your study.
  • Letters of recommendation - Three letters of recommendation are required from individuals who can evaluate your potential for success in a master’s program.
  • Certificate of Finances (international students only).
  • Submission of official TOEFL or IELTS scores (if English is not your first language).