SPP’s masters programs are intended for ambitious professionals who are ready to take the next step in their careers. Our graduates are ready to develop, analyze, advocate, and execute policies from positions in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
The George Mason School of Public Policy encourages qualified applicants to apply for its master’s and doctoral programs. The School holds regularly scheduled information sessions at its Arlington and Fairfax campuses on its degree programs, which offer the opportunity to meet the program directors, faculty, and admissions staff. The School is committed to attracting the best and the brightest students from around the nation and around the world.
Affordable: Mason is a public university, offering reasonable tuition rates for a world-class education.
Proximity: The School of Public Policy is located minutes from Washington, D.C.--the global capital of policymaking.
Experienced Faculty: SPP faculty members focus on teaching students how to understand public policy and how to operate within a dynamic and complex policy environment. Drawing on world-class original research and high-level practical experience, our faculty prepare students to be creative and effective participants in policy-making.
Flexible: Most classes are taught in the late afternoon and evening to accommodate working professionals.