The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C.

Our mission is to teach our students to help design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world. The McCourt School flagship degree is the Master in Public Policy. McCourt also offers a Master in International Development Policy, a Master in Policy Management, an Executive Master in Policy Leadership, as well as other dual degree and executive programs.

McCourt School News

  • U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch
    Lynch Talks Criminal, Social Justice During 'Exit Interview' Series

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch talked to members of the university community about criminal and social justice yesterday during a conversation series focusing on the political and policy issues that have shaped the nation during the Obama Administration.

  • D4SG
    Georgetown Effort Advises Next Administration on Driving Government Innovation

    Nearly 300 scholars and leaders from across the public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors gathered at Georgetown on to explore how the next presidential administration can institutionalize innovation in federal policymaking.

  • Immigrant father and child
    Immigrants to America Become Less Healthy Over Time, Professor Says

    The longer immigrants stay in America, the less healthy they become, according to a recently published study in Economics and Human Biology by McCourt School of Public Policy Adriana Kugler and a colleague from Dalhousie university.

  • Susan Rice Speaks on Foreign Policy
    Susan Rice Speaks on Foreign Policy

    Rice’s talk was the first of a six-part series, sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics), that is designed to explore policy successes and challenges in the current administration and give advice to the next president.

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