The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service combines an extensive applied research and technical assistance portfolio with rigorous academic programs. In addition to preparing students for successful careers in public service, public health, and the non-profit sphere, Muskie’s graduate programs strengthen the civic life of our Maine community.
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MPPM & MPH
Designed for working professionals and pre-career students who aspire to professional roles in a range of policy arenas.
Combine a MPPM or MPH degree with another graduate degree to build a unique skillset that will help you stand out from the competition.
A solid foundation of knowledge and skills in health literacy and communication, quality improvement, and patient safety. Offers students the opportunity to pursue interests in health systems, basic public health sciences, and data analysis and translation.
Podcast title - Episode 19: Rethinking Leadership - Doing well by doing good
Podcast short description - We discuss how leadership styles have changed over time and what this means for the workforce of the future.read more
Podcast title - Episode 18: Building Community Part 2 - Addressing the housing mismatch
Podcast short description - Part 2 of our conversation focuses on the factors that create vibrant, successful communities in urban and rural areas alike.read more
Podcast title - Episode 17: Building Community - The promise of affordable housing
Podcast short description - Season 2 kicks off with a discussion about affordable housing and community economic development.read more