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Master of Public Policy - Poverty Alleviation

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Public PolicyMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Public Policy

Study Level

Masters

The Heller MPP prepares students for policy roles within community agencies, state and federal government, and think tanks. Heller’s high standards for rigorous and unbiased analysis are important assets to students headed for careers that will use their skills in advocacy, policy research, policy implementation and community work. The MPP program provides students with the skills necessary to design, implement, reform, analyze, and promote innovative solutions to society’s most critical problems. The MPP is a two-year degree program that follows the traditional academic year from late August to May. The Heller School offers a dual MPP/MA with the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, a dual MBA/MPP, and a joint degree with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. This program based on Poverty Alleviation. In addition to Poverty Alleviation, there are Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Behavioral Health, Children, Youth and Family Policy, Health Policy, Aging Policy and Services, General Social Policy also available.

Program overview

Main Subject

Public Policy

Study Level

Masters

The Heller MPP prepares students for policy roles within community agencies, state and federal government, and think tanks. Heller’s high standards for rigorous and unbiased analysis are important assets to students headed for careers that will use their skills in advocacy, policy research, policy implementation and community work. The MPP program provides students with the skills necessary to design, implement, reform, analyze, and promote innovative solutions to society’s most critical problems. The MPP is a two-year degree program that follows the traditional academic year from late August to May. The Heller School offers a dual MPP/MA with the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, a dual MBA/MPP, and a joint degree with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. This program based on Poverty Alleviation. In addition to Poverty Alleviation, there are Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Behavioral Health, Children, Youth and Family Policy, Health Policy, Aging Policy and Services, General Social Policy also available.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+
Other English Language Requirements:  600 (paper-based TOEFL); 250 (computer-based TOEFL); 68 (PTE).
24 Months
Jan-2000

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International Students

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