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Community Development or Global Conflict & Human Security—What's the Difference?

Thursday, October 26, 2023
The Carsey school has expanded its program offerings, adding a fourth degree, Global Conflict & Human Security (GCHS). This program provides students with the opportunity to explore their public service passions in a global context. While the GCHS program is a unique online program, it bears foundational similarities to the Master in Community Development (MCD) program. Understanding how they differ is important to making an informed decision regarding your education and career planning. Read More
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How Important Is Experiential Learning to Your Public Policy Education?

Monday, January 3, 2022
Experiential learning, when paired with a rigorous theoretical knowledge base, can help you get more value out of your graduate program, expand your professional network, and better prepare you for employment in your chosen field. This article summarizes some of the many advantages of experiential education and highlights how the Carsey School's graduate degrees incorporate numerous experiential learning opportunities. 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