There’s little that is typical about a Carsey graduate education. Our graduate programs offer a special mix of academic rigor and real-life expertise to prepare students for a career with impact. Carsey’s master's programs bring passionate students together with teachers at the top of their professions. We pride ourselves on a faculty that combines leading policy, development, and management professionals with academic scholars to bring the best hands-on experience and scholarly expertise to the classroom. Students graduate our programs empowered to contribute to building a better, more sustainable, future for their communities, state, country and planet.
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Fully Online Program
Ready to advance your public service career? Interested in working in public administration or managing a nonprofit organization? Join your online cohort in the fall or spring and complete your degree in as little as 12 months with the Executive MPA for those with 5 or more years of relevant work experience.
Master in Community Development (MCD)
Fully Online Program
Want to better serve your community? Through our 14-month MCD program, we'll prepare you to serve others as a community organizer, nonprofit manager, project coordinator, or fundraiser/development officer.
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
Gain the skills and learn the tools needed to make a difference and create change in the challenging world of 21st-century policymaking. Through this 14-month on-campus MPP, you will learn how to develop transformative policies through research, and how to strategically communicate those policies to bring your ideas to fruition.
Public Policy/Juris Doctor
On-campus dual-degree program
Our Master in Public Policy degree program complements the Juris Doctor (offered at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law) with a broad grounding in the world of public policy. The two degrees are generally awarded after three-and-a-half years, offering substantial savings in both time and expense.
Master of Global Conflict and Human Security (GCHS)
Fully online program
Are you ready to sharpen your problem-solving skills and learn strategies for enhancing human security around the world? Carsey's online Master of Global Conflict and Human Security prepares students to solve the world's most pressing problems with a career in humanitarian relief and global development. This program is partnered with the Peace Corp to support Returned Peace Corp Volunteers with the Coverdell Fellowship.
If you have questions about which Carsey graduate degree program is right for you, please contact our Academic team.