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 MPP class, or schedule a visit of the Georgetown campus, please contact the McCourt School Admissions Office.

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Program Information


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.

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Course Sequence

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.

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Employment Outcomes

The MPP emphasizes analytical skills, enabling graduates to be highly effective in designing, analyzing and implementing policy in the US and around the globe.

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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.

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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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