Heller School Admissions

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Admitted Students

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Congratulations on your admission to The Heller School for Social Policy and Management! We hope you will join our diverse community of students, faculty and researchers who are relentlessly focused on improving lives locally and globally through smart social policies and leadership in mission-driven organizations.

We encourage all admitted students to visit campus, or join us online for a virtual chat or webinar. We designed these events with you in mind so you can better determine if our community and academic program(s) align with your interests and career goals:

If you're ready to join Heller, review our pre-enrollment checklist of next steps to ensure a smooth transition to campus, and learn more about orientation in August:

Hear from current Heller students and alumni:

Drew Zachary is a Heller PhD student and a Presidential Management Fellow currently detailed to the White House Domestic Policy Council on Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity. Hear from Drew:

Parisa Kharazi, MS/Global Health Policy and Management '13, first found out about Heller while she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana. She is now a Senior Health Informatics Analyst at Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. Hear from Parisa:

Gustavo Payan, MA/Sustainable International Development '05, discusses his role with the Education Development Center, Inc., which designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Hear from Gustavo:

Jeanne Mansfield, MPP/MBA '15, discusses the impact she's having on healthy food access through her work with the Boston Public Market. Hear from Jeanne:

Anri Tanabe, MS/Global Health Policy and MA/Sustainable International Development '16, and Christian Perry, MBA and MA/Sustainable International Development '17, reflect on their respective programs and their time at Heller as Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Hear from Anri and Christian:

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