The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota ranks among the country’s top 10 professional public policy and planning schools, and is widely recognized for its success in advancing the common good through a comprehensive, world-class program. The School offers six distinctive master’s degrees, a doctoral degree, and five certificate programs that match students’ passion with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to solve real-world challenges. The School is long noted for equipping students to play key roles in public life at the local, state, national, and global levels.
The School is long noted for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise to public and nonprofit organizations.
Master of Development Practice
Master of Human Rights
Master of Public Affairs (Mid-Career)
Master of Public Policy
Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
The Manager of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving will develop and maintain relationships with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs faculty and administrative and center staff in order to create and maintain pathways for alumni engagement.
Patrick Mendis (MA ’84) recently returned from China, where he published several commentaries and gave lectures. Below are highlights from his work in China. Mendis is currently the commissioner to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and associate-…
Jim Scheibel (MPA ’14) recently published a commentary in the MinnPost’s Community Voices regarding older adults and opportunities for involvement within their communities. Scheibel is a former mayor of St. Paul and currently a professor at Hamline Uni…
Alyssa Johnson (MPP ’17) recently joined the City of Fort Collins as a graduate management assistant. She was formerly a graduate research assistant with the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.Connect with Alyssa on LinkedIn.
Nancy Homans (MPlan ’81) is retiring from her position as former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s policy director. She has served the City of St. Paul for over 35 years.Read the Pioneer Press article about her retirement here.