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Harvard Kennedy School educates the leaders and generates the ideas that this moment in history demands.

Harvard University’s graduate school of public policy offers you the opportunity to learn in an atmosphere of inquiry and open dialogue through a comprehensive range of degree and executive education programs. The HKS experience is a vibrant exchange of ideas and expertise, a give and take of energy and inspiration.

Whether your goal is to earn a graduate degree or gain new skills and knowledge through an executive program, you will learn from our faculty of renowned scholars and seasoned practitioners while engaging with visiting luminaries, global thought leaders and talented classmates. Join us.

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William Butler, multi-instrumentalist for Arcade Fire, enrolled in the Kennedy School's mid career master’s program in public administration to broaden and enhance the band's award-winning humanitarian efforts.

Arcade Fire's Will Butler
Will Butler MC/MPA 2017