Learn more about the Executive Branch, and find out which state offices and agencies provide the services you use every day.

Constitutional Officers

Constitutional Officers are government officials whose roles and term lengths are outlined by a constitution.

Independent Agencies

Independent agencies are a part of the executive branch of state government, but aren’t governed by any executive office. Many independent agencies act as regulators to protect people in Massachusetts from abuses of the law.


Executive Offices

Executive offices oversee the programs and services offered by the state, including transportation. All executive offices report to the Governor.

Executive Office of Administration and Finance (A&F)

Executive Office of Education (EOE)

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)

Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED)

Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD)

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS)

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)