Heller School Admissions

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Heller School Admissions

Why Heller?

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Ranked as one of the top schools of social policy by U.S. News & World Report, the Heller School gives you access to leading policy analysts and research institutes.

At Heller, you’ll develop:

  • a deep understanding of the root causes of society’s most pressing issues
  • the capacity to analyze and design effective solutions
  • 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 a 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.

We invite you to read our stories to learn more about the Heller community and our robust degree programs. We’re confident that the more you know about us, the more convinced you’ll be that Heller is the ideal place to launch a successful career in social change.

The will comes from you. The way forward comes from the Heller School.

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The Fall 2016 application is now closed. The Fall 2017 application will open in September. Request information to receive important application updates. 

Visit Heller

Visit Heller

Visiting campus is an excellent way to experience the Heller community and immerse yourself in a day of student life while learning more about your program(s) of interest. We're happy to set up an individual visit on a weekday of your convenience. This visit may include a course observation, and meetings with admissions staff, current students and faculty. Please notify us at least one week in advance of when you would like to visit. Request a visit online here.

"While I ran to war, she ran from it."

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The story of a US veteran and a Syrian expatriate. Phoenicia Lewis, SIDCO'16, and Wafaa Arbash, SIDCO'16, offer their unique perspectives on finding humanity amid the dust of war.
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MPP Student Association Blog

MPP Student Association Blog

Visit the Master of Public Policy Student Association Blog. This blog provides a space for current MPP students to research, analyze, and discuss current events using a polity-centered lens. It also serves as a resource for important articles and developments in the public policy field.

Brandeis ranks 3rd with Peace Corps Vets

Brandeis ranks 3rd with Peace Corps Vets

Peace Corps LogoBrandeis ranks 3rd in the nation on the Peace Corps’ list of top Coverdell Fellows programs. All admitted RPCVs will receive at minimum a guaranteed 50% tuition scholarship.

MBA grads find way to serve and thrive

MBA grads find way to serve and thrive

The Boston Globe spotlights Heller social entrepreneurs. Read the article.

Health Policy at Heller

Health Policy at Heller

Extending health care globally. Stemming the spread of HIV. Investigating ways to provide affordable care. Learn more

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