Heller School for Social Policy and Management

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The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham MA.jpg
Motto "Knowledge Advancing Social Justice"
Type Private
Established 1959
Parent institution
Brandeis University
Dean Marty W. Krauss (Interim)
Location Waltham, MA, USA
Affiliations APSIA
Website www.heller.brandeis.edu

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management is one of the four graduate schools of Brandeis University.[1]

Founded in 1959 as the University's first professional school, Heller is located on the Brandeis University main campus along with the Brandeis University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies.[2]

Heller offers the degrees of M.A. in Sustainable International Development, M.S. in International Health Policy and Management, M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management, M.P.P., M.A. in Coexistence and Conflict, and Ph.D. in Social Policy.[3]

Prominent current faculty members at the Heller School include Stuart Altman, Peter Conrad, Anita Hill, Robert Kuttner, and Thomas Shapiro.[4] Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich previously taught at the Heller School.[5]

U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Heller School in the top ten schools of social policy in its 2013 rankings.[6]

The World Bank lists the Heller School as one of eight training institutions in the United States approved to host World Bank Scholars pursuing graduate degrees.[7]

In 2008 the Heller School received AACSB certification, along with the Brandeis International Business School.


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Coordinates: 42°22′9.5″N 71°15′32.9″W / 42.369306°N 71.259139°W / 42.369306; -71.259139