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  • Welcome to our Online Information Session!July 20, 2011
    David Eber, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
    Bridget Jakub, Associate Director of Admissions
    Sandra Nevel, Associate Director of MPM Program
    Amy Seymour Radovitch, Assistant Director of Admissions
    Jeffrey Inscho, Web Media & Marketing Associate
  • Agenda
    • Introductions
    • GoToWebinar Navigation
    • H. John Heinz III College Overview
    • Part-time MPM Program Overview
    • Admissions
    • Financial Aid
    • Student Services & Amenities
  • The GoToWebinar Attendee View
  • How to Participate Today
    • Open and close your Panel
    • View, Select, and Test your audio
    • Submit text questions
    • Q&A addressed during and at end of session
    • Chat Transcript will be sent to all attendees
  • Heinz College Fast Facts…
    • Founded in 1968
    • Interdisciplinary, impactful research
    • 1200 graduate students enrolled
    • 7,500+ alumni worldwide
    • Diverse student body
    • All degrees include policy, management and IT courses
  • Classes for Part-time Students Accommodate Full-time Work
    • Evening classes meet once a week, Monday - Thursday
    • 5:30 – 8:20 pm (Fall and Spring)
    • 5:30 – 8:50pm (Summer)
    • Saturday review sessions (optional)
    • Daytime classes also available
    • Classes offered year-round: Fall, Spring and Summer
    • May enroll as “non-degree” student
  • Part-Time MPM concentrations
    Master of Public Management
    Educational Leadership
    Health Systems Management
    Human Resources Management
    Leadership in Higher Education
    **Self-defined concentration
    Graduate Certificate Program
    Human Resources Management
    All programs may be completed without needing to takeclasses during regular business hours
  • Master of Public Management (MPM)
    Sandra Nevel,
    Associate Director
  • Welcome
    Master of Public Management
    a concentration
    July 20, 2011
  • Master of Public Management (MPM)
    Respected tradition of providing high-quality management skills to public and non-profit managers
    Skills transfer to the private sector
    Emphasis on practical applications of learning
    Learning is immediately useful on the job
    Course schedule
    Instructors understand needs of working professionals
  • Program Objectives
    State-of-the-art management tools
    Analytic techniques
    Improvement of productivity
    Effective communication skills
  • Flexible & Responsive
    You May:
    • Transfer up to 24 units of approved relevant graduate coursework (reduces total number of classes required for degree ).
    • Exempt core courses based on prior coursework or relevant experience (does not reduce total classes; allows more elective options).
    • Work with advisor to define your concentration (if in MPM).
  • How it works
    Carnegie Mellon uses units instead of credits
    A 12-unit class at CMU = 3 or 4 credit class
    Full-semester class: 12 units
    Half-semester class: 6 units
    Each class requires an average of 12 hours of work per week (includes lecture)
    The program requires 144 units
    -Equivalent of 12 semester length classes
  • How much time will it take?
    Degrees may be completed in 2 year of part-time study (24 units per semester; most students take 18 – 24)
    May take as few as 6 or as many as 48 units per semester
    You have up to 7 years to complete your degree
    Allows for varying pace of study
    Allows for time off if needed
  • Concentrations of Study
    Educational Leadership
    Health Systems Management
    Human Resources Management
    Management (includes non-profit management)
    Leadership in Higher Education
    Self-defined (with approval of advisor)
  • MPM Degree Program Concentration in Leadership in Higher Education
    Core (required) courses 72 units
    Required Higher Ed concentration courses 48 units
    Electives 24 units
    Total Units: 144
    Complete part-time in 2 – 5 years
    (3 semester per year)
    *12 units – semester-long course (12 hours work/week)
  • MPM Degree Core Courses
    Organizational Management 12 units
    Data Analysis 12 units
    Financial Analysis for Managers 12 units
    Information Systems for Managers 12 units
    Economic Principles of Policy Analysis 12 units
    Strategic Writing Skills 6 units
    Strategic Presentation Skills 6 units
  • Leadership in Higher EducationRequired courses (48 units)
    Program Evaluation 12 units
    Budgeting & Mgmt Control Systems 12 units
    Student Services Seminar 12 units
    Counseling Issues in Higher Education 6 units
    Legal Issues in Higher Education 6 units
  • You may choose electives from the following courses
    Conflict Resolution 6 units
    Leadership, Innovation and Org Change 12 units
    Strategy Development 6 units
    Ethical Issues in Management 6 units
    Diversity Mgmt & Intergroup Leadership 6 units
    Managing Quality Improvement 12 units
  • Graduation Requirements
    144 units
    Cumulative QPA 3.0
    Satisfactorily complete all required courses
  • Contact Information: Program
    Brenda Peyser, 268-7198 (MPM)
    Sandra Nevel, 268-1470 (MPM)
    Diana Pawlowski, 268-2194 (MPM)
    • Admissions
    • Financial Aid
    • Part-time student amenities
  • Characteristics of Successful Applicants
    • Relevant full time work experience
    • Demonstrated leadership potential
    • Clearly defined goals for graduate education
    • Demonstrated potentialfor academic success
    • Competitive test scores(where applicable)
  • How to Apply
    • Online Application: https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=cmu-spp
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Professional (1 from current or recent supervisor)
    • Academic (only if recent and relevant)
    • Official transcripts
    • from all college-level coursework
    • must show date and title of degree(s), course names and grades (or marks)
    • must be delivered in envelope sealed by registrar
    • Official GRE/GMAT scores
    • Not required but Suggested
  • How to Apply (continued)
    • TOEFL or IELTS
    • Required for non-native English speakers
    • Resume
    • Include all work experience and education
    • Include volunteer and other experiences, particularly leadership positions
    • Essay
    • Background and career goals
    • How this program will help you achieve your goals
    • Admissions Interviews (Not required; available upon request)
  • Application Deadlines (Part-time Programs)
    • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis; applicants notified of admission status in 3 – 4 weeks of submission of all required materials; application deadline is cut-off date for applications for that enrollment date
  • The Admissions Office
    • Location: 1118 Hamburg Hall
    • We welcome visits!
    • To schedule a personalized visit:
    • hnzadmit@andrew.cmu.edu
    • 412-268-2164
    • Meet program administrators 1 on 1
    • Sit in on a class
    • Meet current students
    • Early evening appointments and phone conferences available
  • Financial Aid FAQs
    • How much does it cost?
    • What scholarships are available?
    • How can I make this work financially?
  • Part-Time Student Costs
    • Tuition costs $405 per unit for up to 47 units*
    • Fees $320 per semester, not charged in summer
    • Other costs may include books, supplies, computer, etc.
  • Scholarships
    • Government or Non-Profit Employment Scholarships
    • Regional Leaders Scholarships
    • Heinz College Partners Scholarships
    • Yellow Ribbon Program/Veterans Benefits
    • Merit-based Scholarships
    • To view all available scholarships:
    • External Scholarships
    • Search www.cmu.edu/fso or www.fastweb.com
  • Educational Loans
    • U.S. Federal Loans
    • Minimum of 18 units to qualify
    • Alternative Loans (from private lenders)
    Financial Aid Office can explain all options
  • TMS Payment Plan to Manage Costs
    • TMS (Tuition Management Services)
    • Monthly tuition payments while enrolled (Fall and Spring)
    • Enrollment Fee
    • No interest charges
    • No credit check
    • http://www.cmu.edu/hub/billing/payment/tms.html
  • Financial Aid Office: Contact Info
    • Walk in hours daily 3:00-4:00
    • Appointments available after 4:30
    • Location: Hamburg Hall 1119
    • Email: hzfinaid@andrew.cmu.edu
    • Phone: 412-268-4162
  • Services & Resources for Part-time Students
    • Enrollment Services (including registration) is on-line
    • University Library System – on-line and on campus
    • Computing facilities and support
    • Online video library of guest speaker presentations
    • Access to Career Services
    • Athletic facilities for campus students (and spouse/domestic partner)
    • Free parking in evenings and on weekends
    • Port Authority Transit with Student ID Card
  • Why consider our part-time programs?
    • Immediate return on investment
    • Flexibility to meet your needs
    • Secure your employment and advance your career
    • Expand your network
    • World-class education accessible to working professionals
    • Personal fulfillment
  • Questions?Please contact the Office of Admissions:Phone: +1-412-268-2164Email: hnzadmit@andrew.cmu.edu