Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service. Each entry includes a description of program offerings in the schools' own words. Governing U’s unique map interface also allows you to see the national landscape for public service grad programs and select schools for a closer look by geography
The McCourt School of Public Policy is committed to making the world a better place through research and practice. Located on the prestigious Georgetown campus in the heart of Washington, D.C., the McCourt School allows our students and community members to actively engage in all aspects of the policy process and to have unprecedented access to those shaping our future.
Our mission is to teach our students to design smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, at home and around the world.
Executive and Professional Education
The McCourt School Executive Education offers several dynamic and flexible mid-career education options for accomplished policy professionals looking to broaden their skill sets. We provide a customized education for individual organizations, short courses, and degrees—all aimed at increasing participants’ effectiveness in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors.
Master’s Degree Programs
Master of Public Policy (MPP) - The MPP provides a set of core skills in design and implementation of evidence-based public policy, program evaluation, management, and politics.
Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) - The MIDP provides a set of strong quantitative skills within a broad, multidisciplinary curriculum, focused explicitly on international development.
Master of Policy Management (MPM) - The MPM provides practical tools and theoretical foundations to mid-career professionals who have significant practical experience.