Master of Public Management

You can change the world if we stand together.

The Master of Public Management (MPM) offered by SDA Bocconi is a full-time program taught in English to students from around the world. MPM helps international students to develop specialized knowledge and personal qualities for professional work in the public sector and associated institutions, locally and globally. State-of-the-art scientific background, actionable knowledge, professionalism and openness to diversity, make MPM a unique, once-in-a-life learning experience for future managers of public interests.
MPM is designed for students who are looking for solid public management tools and want to pursue a managerial career within international institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as private businesses working with the public sector.

MPM is the Master for you if

  • You want to work for an NGO, the not- for-profit sector or an international institution
  • You find managing public interests not only useful but also highly rewarding 
  • You regard cooperation and development as key issues worldwide
  • You are looking for a high-ranking school of management with a strong reputation and a public management department founded in 1976 and devoted to the development of applied public management studies through research and education.

What MPM can offer you

  • MPM will provide you with the skills and tools required to be a manager in the public sector
  • The program will also teach you about international policies  and best practices, while encouraging you to have an independent, transparent and flexible approach to public management
  • Finally, you will benefit from MPM’s long and productive collaboration with a network of governmental institutions, international organizations and NGOs, which could eventually become your next career move.

A fact about MPM

The Master of Public Management is accredited by the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation (EAPAA) and is an Institutional Member of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).



Benefits of choosing MPM

Managing public interests locally and globally

MPM is a unique experience for every student:
 we know what it takes to help participants develop the practical skills that are needed on the job. That is why the MPM's pedagogy and working methods consist of a mix of traditional teaching and managerial education.
Students and faculty from all over the world as well as strong connections with international institutions make the MPM program a truly international experience.


A learning path

The Master of Public Management is something different than a mere package of courses. It is a comprehensive and well-balanced learning path, designed to help international students to achieve the maximum standards of professional knowledge and behavior.
From the basics of public management to concentrations and internships, MPM's learning environment fosters the development of the creative mindset required to tackle public management issues at a global level.

A broad personal and professional network

MPM students develop a large international network of contacts that typically includes colleagues, faculty, guest speakers, public sector leaders, partner organizations, MPM Alumni and the larger Bocconi Alumni Association. Only one of the many benefits of studying at SDA Bocconi.



Milano, a gateway to Europe

The MPM location in Milano, the most international and fashionable city in Italy, provides the perfect environment for making the best of your stay. While attending the program, you can enjoy everything the city has to offer. Milano is also a central hub for travelling all over Italy, Europe and the World. Enjoy getting in touch with a variety of cultures and backgrounds, with an Italian flare.