The Evening Master’s Program at 1871 is a four quarter, part-time degree designed to help mid-career professionals lead their organizations through complex policy challenges and drive social impact.
The Harris Public Policy Evening Master’s Program is a four-quarter program designed for working mid-career professionals. Courses are offered in the evenings with one weekend day session per quarter.
Students receive a Master of Arts in Public Policy and gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of data analytics, economic analysis, leadership, and the strategic foundations of public policy.
Classes leverage Harris' policy expertise and focus on the full spectrum of policy areas for which Harris is known. All classes are taught by Harris faculty — including John Burrows and Jeff Grogger — as well as other select University of Chicago faculty and leverage the exacting research and evidence-based approaches that help produce positive social impact.
Classes take place at 1871 in the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago.
Designed for emerging leaders across business, government, education, law, consulting, or nonprofit who need to gain a broader policy perspective as they take on more leadership roles.
- Child and Family Policy (opens in new tab)
- Conflict (opens in new tab)
- Data Science (opens in new tab)
- Data Analysis and Program Evaluation (opens in new tab)
- Economic Policy (opens in new tab)
- Education Policy (opens in new tab)
- Energy Policy (opens in new tab)
- Health Policy (opens in new tab)
- International Policy (opens in new tab)
- Labor Economics (opens in new tab)
- Political Economy and Political Theory (opens in new tab)
- Poverty and Inequality (opens in new tab)
- Public Finance (opens in new tab)
- Urban Policy (opens in new tab)
Offered by the University of Chicago’s (opens in new tab) Harris School of Public Policy.