The University of Massachusetts Amherst

SPP Hosts Graduate Admissions Info Session

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The UMass Amherst School of Public Policy will host a virtual information sessions for prospective students interested in its one- and two-year master's programs in public policy and administration, on Thursday, February 17, at 4 p.m. ET.

Attendees will meet current students, learn about SPP's robust professional development program, hear about the diverse careers SPP graduates pursue, and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Join the information session by Zoom. (RSVPs welcomed but not required.)

In addition, SPP Admissions Manager Mike Marr is hosting virtual drop-in admissions sessions every Tuesdays and Thursdays through April. 

Drop-in meetings times and links:

Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET: bit.ly/SPPDropInTuesday
Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET: bit.ly/SPPDropInThursday

The School of Public Policy is now accepting applications for the 2022 academic year on a rolling-admissions basis. 

SPP prepares students to solve problems for the common good through a curriculum that balances academic theory with professional skills development and practical experience. The program's comprehensive approach to integrating social justice into its research, teaching, and hands-on work has received national recognition. The program is open to full- and part-time students. The GRE is not required.

For questions about the program, email or schedule a meeting with Admissions Manager Mike Marr. Or to connect with an SPP student to learn more about the program, email or schedule a meeting with Jeff Meyers, MPP '22.

About the School of Public Policy: Established in 2016, the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy prepares students for leadership in public service. The program’s focuses include social change and public policy related to science and technology.

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