Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted from July 1 - April 1.

The Priority Deadline for scholarship consideration is 15 January.

The Final Deadline for application submission is 1 April.

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To receive admissions information, ask questions concerning admission, attend an MIDP class, or schedule a visit of the Georgetown campus, please contact the McCourt School Admissions Office.

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Program Information

Curriculum

The MIDP program has an economics-centered multidisciplinary curriculum that equips students with the advanced quantitative skills needed to formulate evidence-based policy solutions, while delivering expertise in the politics, management, and ethics of development.

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Course Sequence

The MIDP is a full-time, two-year program consisting of core and elective courses, a program-relevant professional placement, and a capstone project. 

 

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Employment Outcomes

Students emerge from the MIDP program with an advanced understanding of rigorous impact evaluation techniques. Past graduates serve in top positions in the public, private, nonprofit, and multilateral sectors around the world and represent a valuable resource for each new cohort of incoming students.

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How To Apply

The MIDP is an advanced degree. Two years of relevant post-graduate professional experience is required.

 

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The McCourt Community

The ​McCourt School ​is a ​vibrant​, ​engaged​, and diverse​ community of ​students, scholars​,​ and practitioners​ devoted to solving society's most pressing challenges through evidence-based policy.

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Tuition & Financial Assistance

Two types of financial assistance are available at Georgetown University: merit-based assistance and need-based assistance.

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Summer Experience

In the summer between the first and second year, students complete a 6- to 10-week work experience or internship with an institution working in international development.

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Student Profiles

  • Students’ Celebration Marks Final Weeks Until Graduation

    With exactly 100 days remaining until the 2017 McCourt Commencement Ceremony, the Georgetown Public Policy Student Association (GPPSA) hosted an event celebrating the final stretch of the last semester for graduating policy students.

  • General David Perkins Discusses Leadership at McCourt

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff Fellows at the McCourt School of Public Policy welcomed attendees to their leadership seminar "Leadership For The Future" with General David Perkins, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner
    Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner

    The McCourt School resumed its Policy Dinner series with its first of the year featuring Tamera Luzzatto, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge
    Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge

    A proposal by four McCourt students to pilot a skills-based job training program at public libraries in the District of Columbia was selected by a faculty panel as the winner of the third annual Public Policy Challenge.

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