Lifelong Learning Starts Here.

Step away from your daily routine for a week, or a year to be reenergized at Harvard Kennedy School.

The Kennedy School offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the study of public policy, administration, and leadership through a comprehensive range of degree and executive education programs. 

Whether your goal is to earn an MPA through our mid-career program 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.

Find Your Place at Harvard Kennedy School

Executive Education

The executive programs are short professional development classes—most one week or less—for senior-level professionals. Choose from over 35 programs, each focused on a specific topic or developing a particular skill-set. Participants earn a certificate of completion upon finishing the program.
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Mid-Career Master in Public Administration (MC/MPA)

The one-year MC/MPA Program is designed for you—an accomplished professional with real-world experience—to pursue your intellectual interests, develop new skills, and advance your career while dramatically expanding your network. Our MC/MPA graduates receive a master’s degree after successfully completing the program.
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