Study at the Intersection of Theory and Practice
The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, ranked among the nation’s top programs, is defined by a tradition of rigorous study, innovative research, and, most importantly, a commitment to public service.
Evans School graduates and faculty provide the ideas, expertise, and leadership that guide government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private companies across the country and throughout the world.
To be prepared for some of the most challenging public issues, students need the knowledge, technical skills, management expertise, and political acumen to be effective leaders in an increasingly interconnected world. This is who we are and what we do.
Graduate Degree Programs
- The Evans School MPA (Master of Public Administration) emphasizes fundamentals in public policy and management, with specializations available in current public policy fields.
- The Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management prepares students for teaching at the university level and conducting research at public and nonprofit institutions and think tanks.
- Building upon knowledge developed through work experience, the Evans School Executive MPA program advances public management and leadership capabilities of mid-career professionals.
Graduate Certificate Programs
The Evans School offers various graduate certificates and program options to enhance areas of specialization within a University of Washington graduate degree.