Humphrey School of Public Affairs (also called the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Policy & Affairs, formerly known as the Humphrey Institute) is a public policy and public administration graduate school located at the University of Minnesota, and ranks among the top 15 professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country. The school is named after [1 ] Hubert H. Humphrey, former Vice President of the United States and Presidential candidate. The School's primary campus is located on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota, which is also home to other top-ranking schools including the University of Minnesota Law School and Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis, MN.
The Humphrey School program concentration in nonprofit management ranks third in the United States.
The Humphrey School is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration [2 ] NASPAA. [3 ]
History [ edit ]
The University of Minnesota's graduate program for public administration was founded in 1938 and located on the East Bank of campus. It achieved autonomy as a graduate school within the University in 1968. In 1977, the school was renamed to recognize and honor former Vice President Humphrey.
In 2011, the Humphrey Institute was officially renamed the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. [4 ] [5 ]
Degree programs and academics [ edit ]
Degrees offered at the Humphrey School include:
Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.), Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (MS-STEP), Master of Development Practice (MDP), Mid-career Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and Ph.D in Applied Economics.
The Humphrey School is organized into six policy areas: Global Policy, Politics and Governance, Public and Nonprofit Leadership, Regional Planning and Policy, Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, and Social Policy.
Master of Public Policy (MPP) (with degree concentrations in Advanced Policy Analysis Methods, Economic and Community Development, Global Public Policy, Human Rights, Politics and Governance, Public Finance and Budgeting, Public and Nonprofit Leadership Management, Science Technology and Environmental Policy, Social Policy, and Gender Public Policy.) Mid-career
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (MS-STEP)
Master of Development Practice (MDP)
Applied Economics (with an emphasis in policy analysis)
Ph.D in Public Policy Dual degrees are offered with the
Carlson School of Management ( M.B.A.), University of Minnesota Law School ( Juris Doctor), Social Work ( M.S.W.), University of Minnesota School Public Health ( Master of Public Health) and the departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture ( Master of Landscape Architecture) and Civil Engineering (Master of Science in Civil Engineering) Graduate certificates are offered in Public Affairs Leadership, Nonprofit Management, Policy Issues on Work and Pay, and Executive Leadership: Public Safety.
Research centers and projects by policy area [ edit ]
Global Policy: Freeman Center for International Economic Policy
International Fellowship Programs
Leadership and Management: Center for Integrative Leadership
Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center
Cedar Humphrey Action for Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE)
Politics and Governance: Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
Regional Planning and Policy
State and Local Policy Program
Project on Regional and Industrial Economics
Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Social Policy and Policy Analysis
Center on Women and Public Policy
Human Capital Research Collaborative
Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
Notable current and former HHH faculty and instructors [ edit ]
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J. Brian Atwood, former Administrator of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (1993-2000) [7 ]
Robert H. Bruininks, Professor Emeritus and 15th President of the University of Minnesota (2002-2011) [8 ]
Harlan Cleveland, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO James E. Jernberg, Professor Emeritus
Geri M. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to The Netherlands
Morris Kleiner, AFL-CIO Chair in Labor Policy
Eric Magnuson, former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
Walter F. Mondale, 42nd Vice President of the United States (1977-1981) [10 ]
R.T. Rybak, former Mayor of Minneapolis (2002-2014) and Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Eric P. Schwartz, Dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration [11 ]
External links [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Public Affairs schools rankings U.S. News & World Report
^ Public and Nonprofit Leadership Management Program U.S. News Best Graduate Schools
^ Humphrey School Accreditation Humphrey School Degree Program NASPAA Accreditation
^  Humphrey's work and service
^ Humphrey School History and Renaming Humphrey School History and Renaming
^ Humphrey School degree programs and academics
^ J. Brian Atwood J. Brian Atwood Biographical Summary
^ Robert H. Bruininks Vita " Robert H. Bruininks Vita"
^ James E. Jernberg James E. Jernberg Professor Emeritus
^ Walter F. Mondale Walter F. Mondale HHH
^ Eric P. Schwartz Curriculum Vitae Eric P. Schwartz Curriculum Vitae