Lead your organization through today's complex policy challenges.

"It’s hard to imagine a domain of public life that isn’t affected by public policy."

William Howell, Harris Public Policy Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics


Business leaders, consultants, lawyers, and securities analysts. Those working for government contractors or in heavily regulated industries like finance, telecommunications, energy, healthcare, or education. Social entrepreneurs leveraging technology to improve outcomes in education, healthcare and other areas of the social sphere. Nonprofit leaders looking to understand how to influence policy or measure the impact of their programs.

These are just a few roles where an understanding of public policy is beneficial—and that's true now more than ever.

If you're a mid-career professional (typically 5–15 years of experience) and want to hone your data analysis and analytical skills and gain a perspective on public policy as you take on more leadership responsibility, there's no better choice than the Harris Public Policy Evening Master's Program.

Structure and Approach

The Evening Master’s Program takes just four quarters to complete. Courses are offered in the evenings, and there will be one Saturday session per quarter. You can request information or apply now for our next session that will begin in Winter (January) of 2022. The next term after Winter will be our Spring term, beginning in March.

Students earn an MA in public policy. The curriculum provides a foundation in the fundamentals of data analytics, economic analysis, leadership, and the strategic foundations of public policy.

Classes leverage Harris' policy expertise and focus on the full spectrum of policy areas for which Harris is known. All classes are taught by Harris faculty—including John Burrows and Jeff Grogger—and leverage the exacting research and evidence-based approaches that help produce positive social impact.

Evening Master's Program brochure cover
Evening Master's Program brochure cover

Program Brochure

Evening Master's Program brochure (PDF, 7 pages, 2 MB)

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Class Profile

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Anjali Adukia

Assistant Professor

Anjali Adukia

Anjali Adukia’s research is focused on understanding factors that influence educational decisions and the potential role for institutions, such as government agencies and nonprofit organizations, to improve child outcomes, particularly at the intersection of education and health.