Where others see problems, do you see possibilities? While they act on impulse, do you demand evidence? When answers look easy, do you look harder? At Harris Public Policy, we teach you how to turn your passion into proven social impact.
Learn more by joining us for one of our upcoming admissions events and following our admissions blog. We host webinars, receptions, and campus visits. We'll help you find the program and degree that's right for you, provide ample opportunities to finance your degree, and once you are here, provide the mentorship you need to make the impact you want. Learn from public policy innovators. Join a network of accomplished alumni. Apply to Harris Public Policy and make a difference from day one.
At Harris Public Policy, the most important of our requirements is a desire to make a difference. We're here to help you learn everything else.
Yes, data-driven research requires quantitative skills. It also requires an ability to connect with ideas and people. We're here from day one to help you design your path and acquire the knowledge you need to succeed, whether your major was English or econ, whether you worked at a food bank or the World Bank.
Learn more about our master's degree, joint degree, and doctoral programs to find the path and degree that best fits your needs.
Interested in a master's degree? Explore and compare the differences between our master of public policy, master of science, and master of arts degrees.
When you come to Harris Public Policy, you join a community of fearless thinkers who are engaged inside and outside the classroom, enjoy this vibrant campus of more than 8,000 graduate students, and immerse themselves in the dynamic cultural life of the city of Chicago.
At Harris, we offer an unparalleled educational experience.
Harris alumni are working around the world as economists, analysts, CEOs, and diplomats. From rural villages to nations' capitals, they are taking on complex issues and making a difference.
Whatever the policy area you're interested in, Harris Public Policy offers a full scope of career development resources to help you refine your professional skills, search for career opportunities, and connect with employers.
The University of Chicago Office of International Affairs is dedicated to supporting a vibrant international community and to fostering cross-cultural experience. Find out about required visas, transitioning to life at Harris Public Policy and in Chicago, and more. For help navigating internship and job searches, the Career Development Office provides the resources and assistance you need.
Ranjan Daniels, Associate Dean of Student Recruitment and Global Outreach
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