Evans School of Public Policy & Governance

Improve public policy and advance your capacity to lead

No matter where you are on your pathway to public service, the Evans School has a masters degree in public administration to meet you where you are. At the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, our masters programs will equip you with the foundational knowledge and skills to insure agility throughout your career.

In 2023, the Evans School maintained its overall top-ten U.S. News & World Report ranking among the country’s 275 graduate public affairs programs. Three of our specialization areas were ranked in the top ten, including Environmental Policy and Public Finance & Budgeting, and we have been recognized for our school’s growing expertise with two newly ranked specializations: Local Government Management and Urban Policy.