The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public Policy and Administration

Public Policy and Administration

Part of the School of Public Policy, the hub of interdisciplinary public policy research, teaching, and engagement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. SPP attracts high-caliber national and international students to its programs. Home to a growing number of research initiatives, SPP houses the National Center for Digital Government, Science & Technology in Society and the Public Engagement Project.

In addition to a traditional master's program, the department offers an accelerated (4+1) master's option.

School of Public Policy

Thompson Hall 2nd Floor
200 Hicks Way
Amherst MA 01003
(413) 545-3940

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