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 Certificate Programs

The Evans School offers various graduate certificates and program options to enhance areas of specialization within a University of Washington graduate degree.

Ph.D. Concentration

The Evans School offers a Ph.D. Concentration in Public Policy & Management, which can supplement an existing University of Washington Ph.D. program. Learn more