Training Program in Population Studies

The MPC Graduate Training Program in Population Studies produces well-trained demographers who do high-quality population research in a uniquely Minnesota way. MPC trainees will be thoroughly interdisciplinary, highly skilled in the production and use of "big data," and able to apply cutting edge theory and methods.

The Three-year Training Program includes:

  • Formal training in the theory, methods, and substance of interdisciplinary population research
  • Annual financial support to attend a national professional conference
  • Hands-on training as part of substantive and data infrastructure research projects in a vibrant and growing interdisciplinary population center
  • Students completing the Training Program will also be awarded a minor in Population Studies

Eligibility and How to Apply

Structure of the Three-Year Training Program

Current and Alumni Trainees

Director and Mentors