Heinz College Ph.D. Program Joint Degrees

Heinz College offers a number of joint Ph.D. degree programs in cooperation with other units on campus. These programs combine deep training in a discipline with applications in public policy and Management or Information systems and management.

Joint Program in Economics and Public Policy

Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business jointly offer the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and Public Policy where you can obtain in-depth training in economics, quantitative methods and substantive policy areas. Students interested in Labor, Education, Trade policies should strongly consider applying to this program. Key faculty from the Heinz side are: Lee Branstetter, Karen Clay, Martin Gaynor, Edson Servinini, Lowell Taylor and Seth Richards-Shubik.

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Joint Program in Machine Learning and Public Policy

The Joint Ph.D. Program in Machine Learning and Public Policy is a new program for students to gain the skills necessary to develop new state-of-the-art machine learning technologies and apply these successfully to real-world policy issues. Key faculty from the Heinz side are: Jamie Callan, Daniel Neill, and Steve Fienberg.
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Joint Program in Statistics and Public Policy

Heinz and Carnegie Mellon's Department of Statistics offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics and Public Policy which provides you with comprehensive preparation in both statistics and public policy. Key faculty from the Heinz side are: David Choi, Amelia Haviland, Daniel Nagin and Steve Fienberg.

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PhD in Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Technological Change

This is a joint program with department of Social and Decision Science, Tepper School, and Engineering and Public Policy. Students interested in studying innovation, entrepreneurship, technology change should apply to this program. Sergey Braguinsky and Lee Branstetter are key faculty members.

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Joint Program with Technical University of Lisbon or Catholic University of Portugal

Heinz and several other departments at Carnegie Mellon have teamed with two of the leading schools in Portugal to offer a dual Ph.D. degree in Technological Change and Entrepreneurship.

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