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.

Apply

The Fall 2017 application is now available. Apply today

Visit Heller

Visit Heller

We offer a variety of opportunities to connect with us, including Visit Days, Virtual Events, and our annual Fall Open House, all of which enable you to learn about our program offerings and the admissions process. You can also meet us on the road, both in the US and at select international locations. Learn more and register online.

Check your Application Status

Check your Application Status

Our application system is self-service. Applicants may check the status of their submitted application and any associated materials by accessing their Applicant Status Page. When an application is complete, the applicant is notified promptly by email and receives a link to the Applicant Status Page and instructions on how to access it. 

Peace Corps Scholarships

Peace Corps Scholarships

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Brandeis 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

Knowledge Advancing Social Justice

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