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Public Policy & Public Affairs

Welcome to the Department of Public Policy & Public Affairs

Part of the McCormack School within UMass Boston's College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Public Policy & Public Affairs offers interdisciplinary study of a wide range of political and economic philosophies and theories, with a particular focus on effective government and issues of social equity at the local and global levels.

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About Our Department

The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs offers small, student-centered classes and dedicated, supportive faculty to drive student success. Recent highlights include:

Affiliated Centers

Our nationally and internationally known centers and institutes conduct innovative research and provide students with opportunities for jobs, internships, and possible thesis or dissertation data.


Contact Us

Department of Public Policy & Public Affairs
Public Policy PhD & Public Administration MPA
McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor
Phone: 617.287.6938
Fax: 617.287.6949
Gender, Leadership & Public Policy
Healey Library, 10th Floor
Fax: 617.287.7116