Executive Education

The McCourt School offers dynamic and flexible education options for individual professionals or customized experiences for domestic and international organizations.

Custom Programs

Custom Programs

McCourt School Custom Programs

Our customized programs are designed to meet the needs of organizations within both the public and private sectors. We give you personalized attention and tailor the format, content, and delivery to meet your objectives and budget. We offer particular expertise in areas as diverse as program evaluation, strategic management of policy reform, government-business relations and behavior change policies.

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Programs for Organizations

Certificate in Educational Leadership

Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership Customized Programs

Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership Customized Programs Customized Programs range from management institutes for organizational teams, to leadership development for emerging leaders, to customized management training for foundation staff. Each program is designed through a process consisting of a needs assessment, goal and outcome setting, and curriculum customization

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Certificate in Educational Leadership

The ELM seeks to build the skills and knowledge that local and state leaders need in order to address large-scale challenges and bring bold and positive change in technology, human resources, innovation zones, teacher quality reforms, and accountability initiatives.

Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management

Programs for Individuals


Certificate in Health Policy

This flexible certificate is designed to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of how the public policy process works, grounding in major health policies, and in-depth skills on how to influence and navigate health policy in today’s challenging political and policy environment.

Certificate in Health Policy
The CEF program

Edunomics Lab: Certificate in Education Finance

The CEF program helps participants build practical fluency in how management decisions, wide-ranging policies, and resource allocation intersect to impact student success across multiple contexts, including their own.

Certificate in Education Finance
The Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program

Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership: Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate

The Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program is designed to strengthen the leadership and management capacity of individuals working in or with nonprofit organizations. Designed as an experiential leadership lab, this program provides a stimulating and supportive climate for exploring the pressing issues facing current and future nonprofit leaders.

Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate
The GAI Certificate Program in Legislative Studies

Government Affairs Institute: Certificate Program in Legislative Studies

The GAI Certificate Program in Legislative Studies is designed for professionals who are currently working or planning to work in an executive branch department or agency; in a congressional staff position; with an interest group, law firm, or news organization; or others whose business or organization is affected by federal legislative or regulatory activities.

Certificate Program in Legislative Studies
CJJR's Certificate Programs

Center for Juvenile Justice Reform: Certificate Programs

CJJR’s Certificate Programs use a multi-system and multi-disciplinary approach to highlight policies, programs and practices that improve outcomes for youth at risk, including a focus on “crossover youth” — youth known to both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

CJJR’s Certificate Programs
Executive Institute

The Executive Institute

The Executive Institute sponsors a variety of short courses throughout the year that help working professionals develop new skills to accelerate their careers. These courses are open to the public and are taught by full-time faculty or expert practitioners.

Executive Institute

Meet Our Students

Andres Angel

“McCourt’s commitment to public service captivated my attention from the onset as it challenges every member of the community to be an active and engaged citizen.”

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“ The professors brought expertise in their fields that enriched our learning. ”

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“At Georgetown, I was able to draw on a wealth of real-world public sector knowledge to participate in a course that was relevant, worthwhile and with a global perspective.”

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Whether you are looking to broaden your skill set or are seeking to customize an educational experience for a group of employees, we can help you find or build the right program to fit your needs, schedule, and budget.

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