Get a jump start now by creating an account with our simple online tool.
Still have questions? Check out Admissions for details on requirements, deadlines, and financial aid.
Get one-on-one faculty mentoring and hands-on experience in research and quantitative methods with this master’s degree designed for people who want to do serious research or a PhD.
The Master of Arts in Public Policy with Certificate in Research Methods (MACRM) is a 15-month program that is part public policy degree, part research apprenticeship, and part intensive research methods training. It’s designed to be a stepping stone to either a PhD or serious quantitative research jobs in academia, think tanks, and policy organizations.
Build a high-level research portfolio and strengthen your candidacy for top PhD programs or policy institutes:
Program leadership and faculty members provide guidance in your pursuit of admission to a PhD program.
Applicants should exhibit strong quantitative backgrounds (including exposure to mathematical probability and statistics, multivariate calculus, and matrix algebra).