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Master of Public Policy (MPP) Information Session

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Roy Wilkins Room (215)

Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

301 19th Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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The Humphrey School's Master of Public Policy degree program is one of the best in the country, attracting students who are committed to public service at the local, state, national, and international levels. Preparing future leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world is at the core of this program, which equips students to design, manage, and advocate for better policy solutions.

The MPP program brings together political science, economics, statistics, management, and other social science disciplines to shape policies and programs around the globe. With outstanding research and academic credentials, our world-class faculty members also offer real-world policy experience and connections.

If you want to develop keen analytical and critical thinking skills that contribute to your marketable expertise and help you engage in public policy anywhere in the world, the MPP is right for you.

Degree Program Highlights

  • Builds on all academic backgrounds, helping students develop the knowledge and skills to work anywhere in the world
  • Teaches the tools to shape policies and programs at the local, national, and international levels through a truly interdisciplinary degree program
  • Develops skills in using quantitative and qualitative data to develop, assess, and evaluate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues
  • Provides a framework to explore the inequalities in society
  • Offers a professional network of colleagues, faculty members, and mentors who are positioned in policy fields all over the globe
  • Offers the flexibility to tailor your degree to meet specific career objectives and goal


What do MPP graduates do?

Career options span a variety of public service fields, all levels of government, nonprofit organizations and NGOs, and the private sector:

  • Deputy Mission Director, USAID/West Africa, Ghana
  • Director of Programs, Fund for Global Human Rights, Thailand
  • Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
  • Managing Director, Congressional Relations, U.S. Goverment Accountability Office
  • State Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives
  • President, Minnesota Council on Foundations
  • Executive Vice President, National MS Association, Chicago
  • Vice President for Planning, Research, and Communications, St. John's University, Minnesota
  • President of Government Relations, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
  • Executive Director, Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota
  • Legislative Auditor, State of Minnesota

Join Us and Learn More

The Humphrey School's MPP information session will have faculty, current students and Admissions staff presenting about the program, the admissions process and take your questions. The information session will be in the Roy Wilkins Room (215) in the Humphrey School. Parking information and directions are below for your assistance.

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The Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, located at 301 19th Avenue South, is conveniently located on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. The Humphrey School is bordered by 19th Avenue South and Washington Avenue. The Carlson School of Management is adjacent to the Humphrey Center.

A circular drive in front of the building is available for dropoff and unloading. The 19th Avenue Ramp is just across the street from the Humphrey School . The 21st Avenue Ramp and Commuter Lot 94 are just south of the adjacent Carlson School of Management. Additional parking facilities can be viewed at: University Parking

Directions

Northbound on 35W:
Take U of M / West Bank exit (17C).
Make a right turn onto Washington Ave.
Go east on Washington (which changes to Cedar) to Riverside. Turn left.
Take a left onto 19th Ave. S.
The Humphrey School is on your right.

Eastbound on I-94:
Take the 35W exit and continue to U of M / West Bank exit (17C).
Make a right turn onto Washington Ave.
Go east on Washington (which changes to Cedar) to Riverside. Turn left.
Take a left onto 19th Ave. S.
The Humphrey
School is on your right.

Southbound on 35W:
Take the Wahsington Ave. exit.
Take a left onto Washington Ave.
Go east on Washington (which changes to Cedar) to Riverside. Turn left.
Take a left onto 19th Ave. S.
The Humphrey
School is on your right.

Westbound on I-94:
Take Cedar Ave. exit.
Turn right onto Cedar. Continue on to Riverside Ave.
Turn right onto Riverside.
Turn left onto 19th Ave. S.
The Humphrey
School is on your right.

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Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

301 19th Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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