Master in Public Policy
Giving tomorrow’s policy leaders the skills they need to solve society’s most complex challenges.
Applications are accepted from July 1 - April 1.
Those applying with a completed application by 1 December will be considered for scholarship and they will be notified of their decision by mid-January. The Priority Deadline for scholarship consideration is 15 January.
**International applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the Early Action or Priority Deadlines.**
The Final Deadline for application submission is 1 April.
Connect with Admissions
To receive admissions information, ask questions concerning admission, attend an MPP class, or schedule a visit of the Georgetown campus, please contact the McCourt School Admissions Office.
The MPP program equips students with a set of core skills in economics, quantitative methods, management, and politics allowing them to evaluate and respond to pressing global challenges.
The MPP is a 48-credit degree program, divided into core courses, elective courses, and a capstone project. Full-time MPP students complete the program in two years; evening program students complete the program in three years.
The MPP emphasizes analytical skills, enabling graduates to be highly effective in designing, analyzing and implementing policy in the US and around the globe.
How To Apply
The MPP is an advanced but accessible degree, designed for both U.S. and international candidates desiring advanced careers in public policy.
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.
Tuition & Financial Assistance
Two types of financial assistance are available at Georgetown University: merit-based assistance and need-based assistance.
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