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

  • 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.

  • President Obama
    Georgetown to Host Interview Series on Obama Presidency

    The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) at the McCourt School of Public Policy, will host a series of events from September through January 2017 centered on the political and policy record of Barack Obama’s presidency.

  • Baker Center for Leadership & Governance
    Baker Innovation Grant Supports Big, Bold Ideas

    In keeping with the Baker Center’s mission to cultivate the next generation of leaders, five students from the McCourt School will be selected as Baker Innovators and will be granted $20,000 in seed capital to support innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.

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