• EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Keynotes LEAD Conference

    AMERICA CAN USE THE same innovation and ingenuity it has used to overcome other complex challenges to combat climate change without hurting the economy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said at Georgetown today.

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  • NEW NONPARTISAN CENTER FUNDED WITH $10 MILLION GIFT

    A new nonpartisan center devoted to respectful policy dialogue and original research is being created within the McCourt School of Public Policy, thanks to a $10 million gift from Patricia and Jon M. Baker Sr. (C’64).

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  • Nobel Laureate in Economics to Join McCourt School

    George Akerlof, a 2001 Nobel Prize-winner in economic sciences and senior resident scholar at the International Monetary Fund, will join the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this November.

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  • Learn Policy at the Center of Policymaking

    McCourt School students link theory to practice during their time in Washington, DC through access to policy practitioners as affiliated faculty, internships with leading organizations and government institutions, and conferences, seminars, hearings, and other events around the nation’s capital.

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  • Best Public Policy Analysis Program in DC

    The McCourt School ranks first in the Washington, DC area for Public Policy Analysis, according to U.S. News and World Report. Learn more about our rigorous Master of Public Policy program.

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  • Take Your Policy Skills to the Next Level

    The McCourt School of Public Policy offers several dynamic and flexible mid-career education options for accomplished policy professionals looking to broaden their skill sets.

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Welcome to the McCourt School of Public Policy, one of the top-ranked public policy schools in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report.

At the McCourt School, we are training tomorrow’s policy leaders today. Our mission is to teach our students to help design smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world.

We are located in the thriving Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the center of public policy debate. Explore our website to learn about the cutting-edge research being done by our faculty and research centers and about our vibrant community of faculty, students, and alumni.

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