The McCourt School offers dynamic and flexible education options for individual professionals or customized experiences for domestic and international organizations.
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.
Programs for Organizations
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
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.
Programs for Individuals
Executive Master of Policy Leadership
The Executive Master in Policy Leadership (EMPL) equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively lead in today’s complex, dynamic policy environment. Over 16 months, students participate in ten hybrid courses each composed of a five-day, in-person experience. Central to each course is an alignment with the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) emphasizing strategic leadership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet our Students
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.
The professors brought expertise in their fields that enriched our learning.
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.
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.