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The Trachtenberg School in GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) is a focal point for public affairs education, research, and public service at the George Washington University. Building on a rich tradition of education for public service and on its location in the nation's capital, just a few blocks west of the White House, the George Washington University offers a superior education for students wishing to pursue public affairs-oriented academic programs. If you want to be in the heart of Washington, D.C. while you gain knowledge and skills to tackle big challenges all around the world, be part of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration on the George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus.

Degrees Offered

Master of Arts Environmental Resource Policy
PhD in Public Policy and Administration
Master of Public Administration
Master of Public Policy

Fields of Specialization/Study Tracks

Education Policy
Environmental Policy
Government (Public) Administration
Healthcare Policy / Management
International Development
Nonprofit Management
Public Finance / Budgeting
Security Studies (National or International)
Social Policy / Poverty
Urban Studies / Regional Planning

Graduate Program Overview

The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration offers master's degrees in public policy (MPP), public administration (MPA) and environmental resource policy (MA in ENRP) as well as a PhD in Public Policy and Administration and certificates in Nonprofit Management, Environmental Resource Policy and Budget & Public Finance. The programs integrate theory and practice in scholarship, teaching, and service and embrace multiple perspectives for advancing critical analysis and practical knowledge of public policy and public administration.

Admissions Deadline

Merit Based Award Deadline: January 15
General Deadline: February 1

Admissions Overview

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Contact Information

805 21st Street NW
Washington, DC

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