Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy, Graduate Certificate

Make a Difference in the Lives of Others

UMass Boston's award-winning Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy (GLPP) certificate is one of the few programs in the country that explores the intersectional influence of gender, race/ethnicity, and class in the context of the larger policy environment. This certificate prepares students to serve at all levels of government, take on leadership roles in nonprofit organizations, hold elected office, and pursue advanced degrees in law and public policy.

Applications are now being accepted for the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy Class of 2020 which begins in September 2019. We invite you to Request Info below to join our email list. Please contact Program Director Muna Killingback with questions ( or 617.287.6785). Download our FAQs sheet and GLPP Fact Sheet for more information.