Are you ready to start or advance your career in public service? Then you’ve come to the right place. The Sawyer Business School is uniquely positioned beside the Massachusetts State House and just steps away from world-renowned hospitals and health centers, and major nonprofits. We are geographically, historically, and academically the ideal training ground for future public servants.
Whether you’re a working professional or a full-time student, your class schedule is flexible to fit your lifestyle. Many courses are offered in the evenings, with the option to take some courses on Saturdays or in the summer.
Your courses take a practical, hands-on approach with case studies, guest speakers, and travel seminars. And you can customize your degree with a concentration in community health, state & local government, or nonprofit management.
This dual degree combines two complementary fields and offers vast career opportunities in law and public policy. Our graduates go on to serve as legal counselors in all levels of government, elected and appointed law and policy-makers, and labor-management and alternative dispute negotiators.
With this dual degree, you can have a big impact on public safety. Armed with a solid background in leadership, public policy, and the American judicial system, you’ll be ready to tackle major challenges within the crime and justice arena.
Get ready for a leadership role at mental health, human service, or community service organizations across all sectors. This dual degree links public management with the practice and delivery of mental health services via private, public, and nonprofit organizations. When you graduate, you'll be qualified to apply for licensure.
This dual degree empowers you to navigate across private, government, and nonprofit sectors to influence positive change in your organization and community. You can customize your degree by specializing in professional politics or international relations.
With this specialized degree, you’ll gain the core business management skills needed to lead nonprofit organizations. You’ll graduate with the financial, operational, information systems, strategic management, and marketing skills to address the unique challenges and opportunities of the nonprofit sector.
Take the strategic approach to career success with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management (GCNM). Network with other professionals and build valuable skills as you explore the field of administration in the public sector. Our highly focused curriculum provides you a strong foundation in finance, human resources, public service administration and other key topics specific to the world of nonprofits.
Develop the knowledge to lead, with a Graduate Certificate in State and Local Government (GCSLG). Go well beyond classroom learning with this unique program that prepares you with the knowledge and skills to serve as an effective leader with the ability to respond to the changing dynamics of government. Explore a wide range of topics including finance, human resources, and organizational leadership and change.