The EMPL Experience
Developed for the working professional and located at the very center of the policy world.
An Interdisciplinary Curriculum
Political science and economics interwoven with public policy and administration, with an emphasis on strategic leadership, performance results, and coalition building.
The need for executive education and skills for a new generation of rising senior leaders has perhaps never been more pressing.
- Gerry Gingrich, Ph.D., Faculty Director, Executive Master in Policy Leadership
How To Apply
Applicants must have a minimum of seven years of professional experience and be able to demonstrate leadership, management, and critical thinking skills. Applicants are not required to submit GRE scores.
Over the course of 16 months, students participate in ten courses each composed of a five-day, in-person experience integrated with two weeks of interactive online learning (30 credits in total).
Join us online or in-person throughout the year for a comprehensive overview of our EMPL program and answers to your questions. Sessions will also discuss the admissions process and requirements.
Tuition and Financial Assistance
Two types of financial assistance are available for EMPL students: merit-based assistance and need-based assistance. Students pay graduate tuition for Arts and Sciences (GRD).
Why Choose McCourt?
Our location in Washington, D.C., puts our students at the center of the policy world, allowing us to tap leading policy practitioners as both teachers and speakers.