Master in Policy, Planning, & Management

University of Southern Maine

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Both
Commitment: Both


The MPPM prepares students for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy, planning, and management. Coursework focuses on conceptual learning and application through use of real-world data, case studies, and client- and community-based projects and assignments, with flexible delivery through traditional classes and distance technologies. The degree is designed for working professionals and pre-career students from diverse educational backgrounds who aspire to professional roles and careers as leaders, managers, advocates, planners, or analysts in areas related to the environment, sustainable development, and economic and social policy.

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