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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McCourt School News

  • Photo of Ben Mindes
    Improving Voting Transparency

    Anyone who voted in the District of Columbia last year might have seen one of the volunteers for a new project, Observe D.C. The first-ever sample-based election observation project in the United States, Observe D.C. was the brainchild of Ben Mindes (MPP’19), a recent McCourt graduate.

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    One-Stop Shop: Students Can Register to Vote While Choosing Classes

    For the first time in Georgetown history, students will have the opportunity to register to vote – almost exactly a year before the 2020 presidential election – at the same time they register for classes.

  • Photo of Sergeant Howard Singer (MPM '17)
    Police Officer to Policy Student

    Sergeant Howard Singer (MPM'17), the communications advisor to the First Deputy Police Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, is leading a new initiative to establish and expand educational and leadership opportunities for all NYPD ranks and civilian titles.

  • Georgetown Center for Children and Families Releases 9th Annual Report on Children's Health Coverage

    Today the Georgetown Center for Children and Families released their ninth annual report on children's health coverage and launched a new interactive data hub.

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