Office of Admissions

Ranked among the nation’s top programs and situated in the beautiful and thriving city of Seattle, the Evans School is defined by a tradition of rigorous study and innovative research. Our students acquire the knowledge, technical skills, management expertise, and political acumen to be effective leaders in government, nonprofit organizations, and private companies across the country and throughout the world.

Degrees Offered

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Executive MPA
Global MPA
Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management

Fields of Specialization/Study Tracks

Child / Family Policy
Conflict Resolution / Negotiation
Criminal Justice Policy Management
Education Policy
Energy Policy
Environmental Policy
Foreign Policy
Government (Public) Administration
Healthcare Policy / Management
Housing / Economic Development
Human Rights / Humanitarian Affairs
Information & Technology Policy / Management
International Development
Nonprofit Management
Organizational Theory / Management
Public Finance / Budgeting
Security Studies (National or International)
Social Policy / Poverty
Urban Studies / Regional Planning

Area Studies

Eastern Europe / Russia
Latin America

Graduate Program Overview

The Evans School Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is a nationally ranked program designed to equip students with essential skills needed to enter careers in government and the nonprofit sector. Students acquire the knowledge, technical skills, and political acumen required for effective leadership in public service through a curriculum that equally emphasizes policy analysis, strategy, management, and organizational operations. Our proven impact on a wide range of policy issues emerges from a cross-disciplinary approach by our renowned faculty. Evans School graduates are prepared to both craft and implement policy that brings real impact to our communities, our country, and our world.

The Evans School 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. Our Ph.D. program takes a rigorous, interdisciplinary perspective in its curriculum, integrating theoretical and methodological foundations of policy analysis and management.

Admissions Deadline

MPA = January 15
Global MPA = January 15
Executive MPA = Rolling
Ph.D. = December 15

Admissions Overview

Application information can be found here.

Contact Information

109 Parrington Hall
Seattle, WA

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