John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

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The McCormack Graduate School equips future leaders with tools to enhance governance, strengthen communities, remedy injustices, catalyze change, and improve our planet and the lives of people across generations. Our students, faculty, and staff are known for cutting-edge research and practice with local, national, and global impact. By engaging policymakers, decision makers, and community members, we help shape effective policies that create a more equitable, sustainable, and peaceful world.

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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Giving to UMass Boston

Support the McCormack Graduate School’s teaching, learning, and research through a gift to the UMass Boston Fund.