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Graduates of the MPP program are a versatile and accomplished group. They are purposeful and productive leaders of their communities, and make important contributions at every level of government in countries around the world. They lead change in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors — and many distinguish themselves in more than one of these sectors during the course of their careers.
More than 5,000 students have completed the MPP program and have created a valuable alumni network.
For more specific information about career choices of recent HKS alumni, see the Career Plans report.
Anthony A. Williams
Mayor, District of Columbia (1999–2007); Partner, Friedman Billings Ramsey Group (2007-present)
"An education from the Kennedy School is a unique and remarkable gift. Even as it opens you to new thoughts, ideas, and experiences, it also brings with it an obligation to serve your fellow citizens."
"It was quite amazing to have the opportunity (as a student) to engage in in-depth cultural research that led to an acute policy analysis that may actually change lives! These skills will be invaluable to me as I go on to serve overseas as a diplomat for the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service."