The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Learn more about our one- and two-year graduate degree programs for full- and part-time students.

We offer generous grants to both in- and out-of-state students, making our program one of the most affordable in the region. The GRE is not required.

Shantel Palacio

“Every time I walk into a public school, I’m reminded that I took this job to support schools in low-income communities like the one I grew up in.”

Shantel Palacio

Administrative Education Officer with the NYC Department of Education

Master of Public Policy and Administration 2011

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“There has never been a more important time to invest in young women who are passionate about bettering their communities, are fed up with the status quo, and are harnessing their political power. I’m privileged to be a part of this movement.”

Amy Zucchero

Chief of Resource Development and Communications at IGNITE

Master of Public Administration 2003