Social Policy and Management MBA

The Social Policy and Management MBA is ideal for students passionate about a variety of social issues. You’ll prepare to work successfully in a diverse range of organizations focused on social change by mastering rigorous management fundamentals, developing strong leadership skills and building an in-depth understanding of social issues.

Graduates with a Social Policy and Management MBA from the Heller School take on a variety of leadership roles in the nonprofit, for profit, and public sectors, and typically tailor this concentration to serve their unique interests.

Course requirements

  • The full spectrum of MBA core courses (52 credits)
  • A customized concentration in your particular area of social policy and/or management interest, drawing from all available management and policy electives (12 credits)
  • The successful completion of a Team Consulting Project (TCP) in which students work with managers of mission-driven organizations to respond to the challenges those organizations are facing.