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 of Science in Data Science for Public Policy, a Master in Policy Management, an Executive Master in Policy Leadership, as well as other dual degree and executive programs.

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    CCF's Tricia Brooks Appointed to MACPAC

    The McCourt School of Public Policy congratulates the Center for Children and Families (CCF) Senior Fellow Tricia Brooks on her appointment to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).

  • McCourt Supports Students Working in Development, Social Impact, and Climate Change

    The McCourt School is thrilled to support our students through the Fund for Student Excellence, which provides financial assistance to students who are advancing their careers with substantive and meaningful internships that are unpaid.

  • Image of Alice Rivlin delivering McCourt commencement speech in 2017.
    McCourt Mourns the Loss of Alice Rivlin

    The McCourt School of Public Policy mourns the loss of Alice M. Rivlin, a visiting professor at the McCourt and our predecessor the Georgetown Public Policy Institute from 2003 to 2016.

  • GIS Workshop - classroom photo with students around a u-shaped table, laptops out, working with data.
    Satellite Imagery and GIS Software

    This past month, the Massive Data Institute (MDI) collaborated with the School of Foreign Service (SFS) to organize a two-day workshop on Satellite Imagery and GIS software.

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