The University of Massachusetts Amherst


UMass Amherst School of Public Policy alumni work in the nonprofit, government, and private sectors across the globe, using their skills and knowledge to solve problems for the common good. 

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

As a graduate of the program, you're part of a vibrant, engaged network of fellow alumni, faculty, and students with whom you can connect for career opportunities, advice, and inspiration. To learn more, email Satu Zoller, SPP associate director, or call us at 413-545-2714.

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