MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT: DATA ANALYTICS (MSPPM-DA)
Turn raw data into solutions for society’s most pressing problems.
The need continues to grow in public interest sectors for professionals who can interpret and analyze raw data to improve programs and policies across areas such as education, transportation, energy, criminal justice, national security, and health and human services.
The Carnegie Mellon University MSPPM-DA program will train you to harness the power of data and analytic technologies to transform organizations that serve the public good. Among policy schools, we have the deepest bench of data scientists and analytics experts to help you convert data into human-centered solutions.
MSPPM-DA graduates are highly sought after by top U.S. firms and agencies. Over the past three years:
- 44% were employed in gov’t & gov’t consulting
- 30% secured jobs in private companies
- 26% were employed in foundations/nonprofits
- 80% had $75K+ starting salaries & nearly 1 in 3 earned $100K+
MSPPM-DA applicants can be considered for various merit, partnership and other scholarship opportunities that can help offset the tuition cost. In fact, the average scholarship award for the fall 2021 class was 50%!
HEINZ COLLEGEPolicy. Technology. Management. Heinz College is the only place to get all three. As an MSPPM-DA student, you’ll receive interdisciplinary training in Heinz College’s core strengths of technology and quantitative management with unmatched experiential learning opportunities, the hallmark of a Heinz College education and a cornerstone of your MSPPM-DA degree.
MY STORY: JAFAR
Jafar Haider (MSPPM-DA '19) came back to grad school looking for a challenge. In MSPPM: Data Analytics, he gained a new network, a new skillset, and a whole new outlook.