The master’s programs at Harvard Kennedy School will inspire and prepare you to make a difference in the world by equipping you with the skills you need to improve public policy, pursue powerful ideas, and advance your capacity to lead.
Harvard Kennedy School is the place to transform your desire to do good in the world into real, life-changing action. Explore. Learn more.
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Master's Degree Programs
Master in Public Policy
The two-year MPP Program is rigorous training that prepares you to understand complex problems and craft concrete solutions.
Master in Public Administration in International Development
The two-year MPA/ID Program combines rigorous training in economics and quantitative methods with an emphasis on policy and practice.
Master in Public Administration
The two-year MPA Program teaches the skills you need to be an even more effective leader in solving public problems.
Mid-Career Master in Public Administration
The one-year MC/MPA Program elevates the abilities of established professionals like you with real-world experience to take on bolder challenges.
Joint & Concurrent Degrees
As an MPP, MPA/ID, or MPA student, you can explore how the world’s challenges can be addressed at the intersection of business, law, medicine, design, or other fields.