• Sen. Richard Durbin

    Sen. Richard Durbin will deliver this year’s Whittington Lecture April 27 at Georgetown. The lecture on “The Case for Good Government: What the Demagogues and Deniers Don't Get (or Won't Admit)” will be webcast live.

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  • Infrastructure Conference Hosts World Leaders

    The student-led McCourt School Policy Conference hosted local and world leaders for their 21st annual event, “Infrastructure as a Path to Development.”

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  • SENATOR ORRIN HATCH DISCUSSES TAX REFORM

    The McCourt School, in partnership with the law firm Arent Fox, hosted Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) for a speech on tax policy and the prospects for tax reform in the 114th Congress.

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  • FBI Head Visits McCourt School

    Law enforcement must acknowledge a tainted past in terms of racial bias, Director James B. Comey told a Georgetown audience on February 13, 2015.

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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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