Academic Programs

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Academic Programs

Academic Programs

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As a top 10 school of social policy, the Heller School gives you access to the nation’s leading policy analysts and top research institutes in every degree program. You’ll benefit from the diverse perspectives of a highly engaged faculty and an international student population. You’ll tackle innovative courses on a range of topics such as economic theory and human rights. And you’ll develop deep understanding of the root causes of society’s most pressing issues, the capacity to analyze and design effective solutions and the management skills to put your ideas into practice.

No matter which cause you’re most committed to – ending poverty, improving health policy, protecting the environment, spurring community development, resolving conflict or protecting the rights of women, children and minorities – you’ll develop the broad knowledge and focused skills to better serve the communities you care deeply about and have a positive impact on society.

Heller Degree Programs

Dual and Joint Degrees

Joint Degree
Joint degrees are created by special agreement between programs that allow the student to fulfill a modified set of requirements. Please note that students will earn one degree. 

Dual Degree
Students in dual degree programs fulfill the complete requirements for each degree. Student will earn degrees in both programs.

With Heller Programs

Executive Education Program

Knowledge Advancing Social Justice

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