Master of Arts in Public Policy with Certificate in Research Methods
Get one-on-one faculty mentoring and experience in public policy research and quantitative methods.
At a Glance
- Master's Confers Alumni Status
- 15 months Full-time
This fifteen-month program is part public policy degree, part research apprenticeship, and part intensive research methods training.
In addition to policy courses in your area of interest, you will have the opportunity to take PhD-level course work at the Harris School of Public Policy, focusing on topics such as economic theory, game theory, advanced statistics/econometrics, political economy, and quantitative modeling. You will build a high-level research portfolio and further strengthen your candidacy for top PhD programs or policy institutes.
Designed to be a stepping stone to either a PhD or serious quantitative research jobs in academia, think tanks, or policy organizations.