• Elleithee to Lead Institute of Politics & Public Service

    A new Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service will be launched this fall at the McCourt School of Public Policy, to be led by Mo Elleithee (SFS’94), a 20-year veteran of national politics.

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  • Rep. Lewis Delivers Commencement Address

    Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) received an honorary degree from Georgetown and served as the keynote speaker at the McCourt School’s 2015 commencement ceremony on May 14.

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    The McCourt School of Public Policy and The Lugar Center have launched The Bipartisan Index, a ranking of all U.S. Senators and Representatives according to their sponsorship and co-sponsorship of bills.

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  • Sen. Durbin Delivers Whittington Lecture

    In this year’s Whittington Lecture, Senator Richard Durbin said that the concepts of government and public policy are at risk in the current political environment.

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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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