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Graduate Admission

Powerful real-world opportunities


Faculty who are committed to your future. Co-op, internship, and networking opportunities that prepare you to succeed. Knowledge that expands your world view. A vibrant, close-knit community that brings people together. Ideas that enrich your life. An investment with lifelong returns.

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Programs to fit your goals

The Graduate Programs at merrimack offer:
  • Accelerated one-year, full-time; self-paced part-time; and two-year formats
  • Evening classes for students who work or intern during the day
  • Valuable internship and field-based experience opportunities
  • Career development resources and support
  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • A strong network of successful alumni in many fields and positions
  • Fellowships and Assistantships which cover half or the full cost of tuition
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Practical, Meet Personal.

Fostering growth and endless potential

A master’s degree from Merrimack promises practical timeframes to meet your schedule demands, practical experiences for a competitive edge in the job market, and practical, affordable programs - all this with the very personal benefits of face to face connections with faculty and students, and a strong network of friends and professional networking opportunities.  Visit us and see.

98%

of the graduate 2014 class had a job, partnership or a year of service within 9 months of graduation

46%

of the graduate class of 2014 participated in an additional learning experience: fellowship, internship, cooperative education, or field experience.

13:1

Our student-teacher ratio means our professors and students connect on a personal level inside and outside the classroom.

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My internship at the Alliance of YMCAs has been such an amazing educational and professionally rewarding experience. I now have hands-on experience in developing programs using various health promotion strategies in order to address health disparities within communities.”

Ashley Wright, Health and Wellness Management

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Ashley Wright

Graduating Class

2016

Degree

Health and Wellness Management

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The professors were a tremendous help. They helped me understand how my skills could apply in the real world. I stopped in the office of Professor Franco Capaldi more times than I could count. He encouraged me to think like an engineer and refine my researching abilities. Now I can sift through information to find exactly what I need and put it to use.”

Mike Scuzzarella, Mechanical Engineering

NAME

Mike Scuzzarella

Graduating Class

2013

Degree

Mechanical Engineering

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My future goal is to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, and my fellowship allows me to get valuable coaching experience, while developing my abilities both personally and professionally. I like to help individuals reach their potential and give them the tools to be successful.”

Shaun Fishel, Exercise and Sport Science

NAME

Shaun Fishel

Graduating Class

2016

Degree

Exercise and Sport Science

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The MPA courses helped me become significantly better at effectively communicating with people and more skilled at framing and presenting compelling and persuasive arguments. It also allowed me to become more in tune with the day-to-day operations of both local and federal government and to better understand what is actually happening instead of the politicized image often presented.”

Douglas Vance, Master of Public Affairs

NAME

Douglas Vance

Graduating Class

2016

Degree

Master of Public Affairs

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Gaining hands on experience is crucial in order to confirm your interest in a particular field and it is crucial in order to be competitive in that field after graduation. Merrimack's fellowship offered this opportunity, while at the same time not putting me in any debt. It almost seemed too good to be true."

Alexandra Finney, Higher Education

NAME

Alexandra Finney

Graduating Class

2014

Degree

Higher Education

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What I like the most about the Community Engagement program at Merrimack is that the courses are extremely relevant and valuable to my job. The curriculum is providing me with the tools needed to become a leader that can contribute in decision making, creating programs and developing resources that help a community and individuals grow."

Jessy Abramson, Community Engagement

NAME

Jessy Abramson

Graduating Class

2017

Degree

Community Engagement

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Not only would I receive a top quality education, but I would also be guided by a group of faculty members that were experts in the field and would help me reach my goals."

Meghan Cokely, Criminology and Criminal Justice

NAME

Meghan Cokely

Graduating Class

2017

Degree

Criminology and Criminal Justice

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The one-year format of the MSM was a real plus because it enhanced the skills I learned in my undergraduate business degree and got me into the job market quickly."

Kenneth Baldwin, Management

NAME

Kenneth Baldwin

Graduating Class

2015

Degree

Management

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With each class, I was able to learn something that allowed me to more efficiently manage my time not only as a student, but also in my career."

Steve Souza, Civil Engineering

NAME

Steve Souza

Graduating Class

2016

Degree

Civil Engineering

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Merrimack is a relatively small college, which gave me an opportunity to connect and discuss with my professors. The professors were friendly. I got to discuss many ideas with other students, and most importantly, earning my master’s degree helped to further my career as an engineer."

Rohit Reddy, Mechanical Engineering

NAME

Rohit Reddy

Graduating Class

2016

Degree

Mechanical Engineering

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