Our Offerings

The courses offered at Harvard Kennedy School provide an enriching curricular experience, and are organized around our seven academic areas. They include core courses that are required for earning a degree, along with electives, modules and January-term options to cater to different interests and schedules.

While classroom learning is integral to an HKS education, it is elevated by the many extra-curricular activities and programs, including lectures, seminars, brown bags, conferences and experiential learning, on- and off-campus.

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Current Students

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Course Number

Course Title


API-101 Markets and Market Failure
API-102 Economic Analysis of Public Policy
API-121 Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
API-126 American Economic Policy
API-135 Economics of Climate Change and Environmental Policy
API-166 Electricity Market Design
API-303 Game Theory and Strategic Decisions
API-905Y Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
Martin WeitzmanInstructor
DEV-206 Firms, Markets, and Economic Development
Jie BaiFaculty
DPI-600 The Politics of the Press
DPI-674 Media, Politics, and Power in the Digital Age
Nicco MeleFaculty
DPI-678M Product Management and Society: Building Technology in Government and Beyond
Kathy PhamFaculty
DPI-687 Applied Ethical and Governance Challenges in AI
Joichi ItoInstructor
IGA-236 Cybersecurity: Technology, Policy, and Law
IGA-237M Future Issues in Cyber-Security Policy
IGA-451M Controversies in Climate, Energy, and the Media: Improving Public Communication
IGA-538 Technology, Privacy, and the Trans-National Nature of the Internet
MLD-411M Introduction to Budgeting and Financial Management
MLD-602 Performance Leadership: Producing Results in Public and Nonprofit Agencies
MLD-670 Gender and Public Policy (GAPP) Seminar: Promoting Gender Equality at Work