THE ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE BEGINS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Governor John Sununu once quipped that in Iowa they pick corn. In New Hampshire we pick Presidents. That statement, as full of bravado as it is, captures why I live and work as a political scientist in New Hampshire, why I direct the MAPP program, and why so many students have joined us over the years. You see, New England College has emerged as one of the regular stops for all of the Presidential candidates and is now very much a part of the First in the Nation Primary tour. The education we provide is a blend of scholarship and practice applying what we read to the very real issues these candidates and policymakers are considering daily. Our hope is that the laboratory of democracy that is New Hampshire along with the education you will receive in our MAPP program will lead to your development as a citizen scholar practitioner.
Dr. Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr.
Professor of Political Science
Director of the Center for Civic Engagement
Director of the MA in Public Policy
The Master of Arts in Public Policy -(MAPP) program prepares you to gain an understanding of the intellectual foundations for key public policy discussions and how the outcomes affect change in the political process. As a "hot spot" on the campaign trail for politicians, New England College offers a Public Policy program for those with a keen desire to make a difference. You will learn how citizens and governments interact, and you'll develop the skill set to become a participant who can influence government at the National, State, and Local levels.
Ready to apply? You can begin the online application here.
Graduate and Professional Studies Staff
At New England College's School of Graduate and Professional Studies, we pride ourselves on providing our students with exceptional support. We are here for you! We provide our service to you, at no cost, by providing a detailed education plan, outlining the remaining requirements for your degree. Our experienced graduate department staff will make sure you are properly trained and comfortable with the e-learning environment.
The mission of the New England College School of Graduate and Professional Studies is to remove obstacles to educational advancement and open new pathways leading to professional development and personal enrichment.
(please see M.Ed. & MFA for additional requirements)
To apply, submit the online NEC Graduate School
application (www.nec.edu), a personal statement, official college
transcripts and 1 letter of recommendation.*
No GRE or GMAT scores are required.
*The admissions committee reserves the right to require other admission documents and will inform those applicants of that requirement during the enrollment process.Applications will be accepted until the cohort is full.
For more information contact us at:
Office of Graduate Admission | New England College | 98 Bridge Street | Henniker, NH 03242
M-F, 8:30-4:30 EST | Phone: (603) 428-2252 | Fax: (603) 428-3155 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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