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MPA vs. MPP: How Are They Different?

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
For undergraduates and working professionals, understanding the distinct differences and similarities within a public-service master’s degree program is essential. Perhaps the two most popular public service degrees – the Master in Public Policy and the Master of Public Administration – focus on preparing professionals to work in public service roles across different industries and career fields. Learn more on the differences and similarities in masters in public policy and public administration degrees in our article, MPA vs. MPP: How Are They Different? Read More
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Top 5 Reasons to Pursue an Accelerated Master’s Degree at UNH

Thursday, October 29, 2020
This article outlines the 5 top reasons why students should consider applying for one of the accelerated 1-year masters programs available at UNH. It examines the benefits of enrolling in a UNH accelerated master’s program and discusses the opportunities provided to gain first-hand experiences relevant to the fields of Public Policy and Public Administration. Read More
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USNH Employees – Earn Your Masters Degree from the Carsey School for Free!

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Employment within the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) offers benefits beyond the beautiful campus, comprehensive healthcare, and retirement planning. As a USNH employee, you are also eligible to receive outstanding tuition benefits as well. You can receive up to a 100 percent discount on tuition costs for credit-bearing courses, up to a 50 percent discount for non-credit courses, and your spouse and children are eligible for up to a 50 percent discount on current in-state tuition. Read More
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What Can I Do with a Masters in Public Policy?

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
What can you do with a Masters in Public Policy and why should you earn this graduate degree? 1. To help make a difference in the world by working in roles responsible for analyzing and enacting policies that serve all. 2. To earn a degree that supports flexible career choices, as well as high earning potentials across many different industries. 3. To lead organizations in the government and/or nonprofit sectors. Read More
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New Data on NH School Funding Disparities Presented to the Commission

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
New data presented to the Commission to Study School funding – working in collaboration with the Carsey School of Public Policy – shows that New Hampshire's existing school funding system produces inequities for the state’s students and taxpayers. Read More
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Upcoming Public Comment Opportunities

Friday, July 31, 2020
Public input is a critical part of the Commission to Study School Funding’s work. In order to help facilitate space for public feedback and engagement, the Commission will be holding public comment sessions over Zoom more frequently in the coming months. Read More
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School Funding Commission Update 4-13

Monday, April 13, 2020
The School Funding Commission meetings have been on hold since the legislative shut down and hopefully will resume on April 20 following guidance from House and Senate leadership -- follow this space for meeting notices and agendas. Read More
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Commission to Study School Funding Launched; COVID-19 Update

Monday, March 23, 2020
In this blog, Dr. Bruce L. Mallory gives an introduction to the Carsey School's work with the New Hampshire Commission to Study School Funding, and how we are approaching our work while impacted by COVID-19. Read More