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Why Enroll in Carsey’s Graduate School Programs?

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Flexible schedules

allow students to complete their degree online or in person.

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100% of students

engage with regional
and national leaders.

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732 capstone projects

in 22 countries.

Spring Semester
Deadline to Apply


December 15

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The Carsey School of Public Policy's graduate programs offer a special mix of academic rigor and real-life expertise to prepare you for a career with impact. You will graduate with the knowledge, experience, and leadership skills required to succeed in careers in government and nonprofit organizations.

Master in Public Policy (MPP): Learn the strategic practice of public policy and hone the skills that today’s policy professionals need to succeed—analytical expertise, clear and compelling communications, and the tools of leadership. Highlights include a colloquium in Washington, D.C., internship, and capstone project.    Learn more

Master in Community Development (MCD): Learn from experts from every college across the University of New Hampshire—from economics and public health to organizational management and policy analysis. This unique program meets briefly on our Durham campus in June and is followed by online learning fall through spring, during which you'll carry out a yearlong capstone project in a community you care about. Hear what our students say about this innovative project, which enables you to work while earning your degree in just 14 months.   Learn more

Master of Public Administration (MPA): Ideal for working professionals, our MPA degree provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance the quality of professional management to the public and nonprofit communities in New England. Courses are offered in the evenings at our Manchester, NH, campus and online—enabling you to continue working while earning your degree in as little as 16 months.   Learn more

Have questions or want to discuss which one of the Carsey School's programs is right for you?
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Sanjeev Sharma, Program Manager
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