Social Impact MBA

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.

The Heller School is ranked ninth in the United States among graduate schools that specialize in social policy by U.S. News & World Report

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.