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Whether you are a recent college graduate or have years of experience, the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration will prepare you to solve problems and make changes in government, nonprofits and the private sector.

When you join the Trachtenberg community, you will learn from world-class scholars, lay the foundation for a fulfilling and successful career, and gain access to an extensive alumni network.

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Spotlight on TSPPPA Alumni


George Sullivan

"The TSPPPA MPA enabled me to successfully transition to the private sector from federal government while remaining grounded in the principles necessary to lead teams that deliver high impact to stakeholders."

George Sullivan
MPA '19