One mission. A million motivations.
Ranked in the “Top 10 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 Heller.
The Fall 2015 application is now available! Click here to apply.
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*New* Admissions Blog
We're excited to announce the new Heller Admissions Blog! We invite you to visit the blog to hear from current students about life on campus, learn about all of the exciting research and programs happening at the school and gain more insight into the admissions process.
MBA grads find way to serve and thrive
The Boston Globe spotlights Heller social entrepreneurs. Read the article.
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Health Policy at Heller
Extending health care globally. Stemming the spread of HIV. Investigating ways to provide affordable care. Learn more