John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies



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Testimonials and Student and Alumni Profiles

Our latest newsletter: 
"Rounding the Home Turn"

Archived newsletters

Points of Pride 2.0 and Faculty, Student, and Alumni Accomplishments (April 2015 Report)


We are the go-to school for an affordable, rigorous education taught by caring faculty who are committed to student success, local and global engagement, and cutting-edge research and analysis on some of the most important issues of our times.


Read the latest Global Leadership Dialogue from our Center for Governance and Sustainability. It features Sea Change Scholar: Susan Avery, president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Community engagement is part of our DNA. See a sample list of McCormack projects showcased at UMass Boston's 4th annual Community Partnership Symposium.

Read the Boston Globe interview with our Gerontology Institute director discussing conversations with family members about long-term care.

Clearing the Fog logoThe Future of Global Governance: Listen to Maria Ivanova and Center for Governance and Human Security Senior Fellow Harris Gleckman on the  Clearing the Fog radio show.


At the JFK Library: Forums and live webcasts featuring management guru Rosabeth Moss Kanter, journalist and political consultant David Axelrod, David McCullough on the Wright Brothers, and more.

MAY 29: Commencement

It's tassel time and we applaud more than 100 McCormack graduates who will earn diplomas later this month. Read More 

JUNE 1: Applications due

It's not too late to apply for Fall 2015 admissions to many of our master's and graduate certificate programs. Read More 

JUNE 16 @ 8:30: Older Driver Safety Summit

Gerontology Institute hosts event designed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and improve older driver safe mobility across the Commonwealth. Read More 

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