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John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

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With an emphasis on social and economic justice, effective and innovative governance, and sustainable policies for people and the planet, we have an international reputation for values-driven research, pioneering and interdisciplinary education, and service that impacts local through global communities.

We offer our students:

  • Practical skills for careers in academia, business, government, and the nonprofit sector
  • Small classes taught by passionate, award-winning faculty committed to student success
  • A high-value, high-quality alternative to private schools.

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Rated in Nation's Top Innovative Public Service Schools

The public service mission of the McCormack School contributed to UMass Boston's #29 ranking. Read More 

New This Fall

Interested in Global Comparative Public Administration or a Gender and Leadership or Municipal Management track in Public Administration? Read More 

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Why UMass Boston?

UMass Boston students study archaeology at Gore Place, the estate of former Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore.

Gore Place

Study early American history right at the source

Students are working on the first major excavation of a 19th-century greenhouse in New England.

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