Higher Education for the 21st Century

An Education Built For You


Minerva has developed a first-of-its-kind graduate program designed specifically to prepare you for twenty-first-century leadership. Learn to make consequential decisions to make a meaningful impact.

The Round 3 deadline is April 1, 2020.

Key Program Elements
Applied Knowledge
The curriculum is designed to ensure you learn to use relevant concepts, facts, and theories to analyze complex, real-world challenges and make effective decisions with far-reaching impact.

Advanced Courses
All courses assume adequate background knowledge and require advanced, graduate-level work for class assignments and your Master’s thesis.

Sophisticated Instruction
Your classes are small, interactive seminars that push you to constantly test and expand your skills in critical and creative thinking, effective communication, and effective interaction.

Research Orientation
Your assignments and Master’s thesis will incorporate original quantitative and qualitative empirical research, with findings used to analyze situations, develop viable solutions, and structure decisions.

Interdisciplinary Study
You will study across multiple fields — public policy, business, and the sciences — through sophisticated project-based learning, fieldwork, and applied decision-making techniques.

Take the first step.

No application fee

No GREs or other standardized tests

The 21-month, part-time graduate program is designed to impart key professional skills, with an emphasis on research, analysis, and practical decision-making. You will learn how to interpret complex data, find rational conclusions, devise potential solutions, and evaluate the implications of your choices.

Drive your organization forward with a unique set of cognitive tools for informed decision-making.

Are you ready for a challenge?



March 1, 2020
Round 3 Deadline
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