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Tuesday, Mar 12
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About The Session
This virtual information session will provide an in-depth look into the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Faculty members and an admissions counselor will discuss what you can expect from our public affairs master’s programs and answer your questions. The topics include:
- Admissions requirements
- Experiential learning opportunities
- Taking courses on campus, online, or both
- Our worldwide network of students, faculty, and alumni
- Individualized mentorship from our faculty of leading researchers
- Customizing your education with specializations and graduate certificates
About The Presenters
Graduate Program Director of the Practice in Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Linda Kowalcky teaches public policy, public administration, and works with the school’s internship programs. Her career includes senior positions in government as well as academia. Most recently, Linda served as liaison to higher education to former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, with responsibility for higher education policy, city-university partnerships, and campus planning for the 34 colleges and universities in Boston. She also served as senior staff in the U.S. House of Representatives. Linda previously taught American government and public policy as an assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and has also taught at Wellesley College, Northeastern University, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Admissions Counselor, AllCampus
Kelly Byrne graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from Illinois State University and Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University Chicago. She has been working in the higher education industry for over 8 years, and is passionate about helping students achieve their educational goals.
Director of Programs, Arlington Campus; Professor of the Practice in Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Tracy Corley, Director of Programs, Arlington Campus, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, is frequently sought as an expert, public speaker, and guest lecturer in community-engaged research and planning, public policy, law, sustainability, environmental justice, and equitable development. Her work explores transformative policies and science that advance justice and equity through community engagement. She also actively leads collaborations that promote anti-racist and anti-oppressive research, planning, and policies. In 2021, she was appointed to the Social and Community Science subcommittee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors.
Mark G. Henderson
Professor of Public Policy