With an MPM degree from a top-ranked university in Policy & Management by US News & World Report, you'll be highly coveted in this competitive field. No other school can match our world class faculty and intensive policy, technology and management coursework.
We're looking for applicants who have demonstrated leadership potential and professional competence. In order to be eligible for admission to the MPM program, candidates must meet the following criteria:
|Part-time program||Applicants to our Part-time program should have a minimum of 3 years of professional, relevant work experience at the time of enrollment.|
|Full-time program||Applicants to our Full-time program should have a minimum of 5 years of professional, relevant work experience at the time of enrollment.|
For more information on our student body, including demographics and test scores, view the class profile.
Before you begin your online application, please carefully review the information below.
Applications are accepted year-round for any of our three start dates. Be sure to have your application and required materials submitted before the deadline listed below. You'll be notified of our decision approximately 3-5 weeks after the application deadline. (International student admitted to the part-time track are not eligible for I-20 sponsorship through Carnegie Mellon.)
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International and U.S. candidates applying to the full-time track can only begin the program in the fall semester (August start). The application deadline is January 10. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. Applicants will be notified of the admission decision within two months of the noted deadline. (Once admitted, International students in the full-time track will be required to submit sufficient financial support and biographical documentation in order to receive an I-20 document from Carnegie Mellon.)
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* If the class is not full after the deadline, we'll continue to accept applications until we have reached capacity. Scholarship opportunities after this deadline may be limited. Please contact the office of admissions if you are interested in submitting an application after the published deadline.