Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted from July 1 - April 1.

The Priority Deadline for scholarship consideration is 15 January.

The Final Deadline for application submission is 1 April.

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To receive admissions information, ask questions concerning admission, attend an MIDP class, or schedule a visit of the Georgetown campus, please contact the McCourt School Admissions Office.

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Program Information

Curriculum

The MIDP program has an economics-centered multidisciplinary curriculum that equips students with the advanced quantitative skills needed to formulate evidence-based policy solutions, while delivering expertise in the politics, management, and ethics of development.

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Course Sequence

The MIDP is a full-time, two-year program consisting of core and elective courses, a program-relevant professional placement, and a capstone project. 

 

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Employment Outcomes

Students emerge from the MIDP program with an advanced understanding of rigorous impact evaluation techniques. Past graduates serve in top positions in the public, private, nonprofit, and multilateral sectors around the world and represent a valuable resource for each new cohort of incoming students.

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How To Apply

The MIDP is an advanced degree. Two years of relevant post-graduate professional experience is required.

 

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The McCourt Community

The ​McCourt School ​is a ​vibrant​, ​engaged​, and diverse​ community of ​students, scholars​,​ and practitioners​ devoted to solving society's most pressing challenges through evidence-based policy.

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Tuition & Financial Assistance

Two types of financial assistance are available at Georgetown University: merit-based assistance and need-based assistance.

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Summer Experience

In the summer between the first and second year, students complete a 6- to 10-week work experience or internship with an institution working in international development.

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Student Profiles

  • Mounetherlands
    McCourt’s Massive Data Institute and Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics Sign MOU

    In an agreement that demonstrates the McCourt School’s commitment to data-driven and global policy scholarship, Georgetown Provost and Executive Vice President Robert M. Groves and Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Director General Tjark Tjin-a-Tsoi, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, February 6.

  • Presidential Management Fellows
    Four McCourt Students Selected as Presidential Management Fellows

    Established by Executive Order in 1977, the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) was created to attract outstanding citizen-scholars to Federal service. The program provides fellows with a two-year appointment, and a fast-paced opportunity to gain valuable experience.

  • ED
    New Certificate in Ed Finance Prepares Tomorrow’s Education Leaders

    The McCourt School, in partnership with the Edunomics Lab, is pleased to offer a Certificate in Education Finance (CEF) - an interdisciplinary certification combining finance, economics and leadership with public policy and administration. The non-credit program will consist of 10 modules over a four-month period, beginning with a two-day, in-person intensive residency at Georgetown followed by bi-weekly modules, for a total of 40 contact hours.

  • GU Politics
    GU Politics Introduces New Fellows

    Top republican and democratic consultants, a leading political journalist, and a first lady round out GU Politics spring, 2018 Fellows class.

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