The Huber H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is one of the country's top-ranked professional public policy and planning schools. The School is long noted for equipping students to play key roles in public life at the local, state, national, and global level and offers five distinctive master's degrees, a doctoral degree, and four certificate programs.
The Humphrey School ranks among the top 15 professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country.bestvalueschools.com ranks Humphrey School 8 out of 50 most innovative public policy schools in the U.S. The school is named after 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 NASPAA.
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. 
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.)
Nancy Eustis, Professor Emerita, Aging and Gerontology, retired 2010, affiliated with University of Minnesota Schools of Public Health and Sociology, Co-Editor historic Aging and Disabilities, 1992 Issue of Aging Series of Generations