Complete your MA in Public Policy in Just 15 Months

The Harris Evening Master’s Program (EMP) is an ideal fit for mid-career professionals from all industries, including nonprofits, law, education, consulting, healthcare, and more.

Evening Master's Program Snapshot

Schedule and timing: two evening classes per week, one Saturday per quarter.  The next cohort starts in September 2024.

Learning format: tight-knit cohort model of Chicago, mid-career, peer leaders, led by world-class UChicago faculty

Speed to degree: entire program takes four quarters (15 months) to complete

Tests Required: none; you do not need to submit GRE or GMAT scores to apply and be accepted to the Evening Master’s Program

Location: The Evening Master's Program is located in downtown Chicago.

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Harris Evening Master's Program Information Session

Wednesday, April 10, noon-1 p.m. CDT (UTC-5)

Join the admissions team for the Harris School of Public Policy’s Evening Master’s Program (EMP) for a virtual information session to learn more about this exciting part-time program.

Evening Master's Program

Faculty Profile: John Burrows

John Burrows, Senior Lecturer at Harris Public Policy, discusses the unique opportunity of the Evening Master's Program at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. The program offers an exciting, rigorous, and global education that is unparalleled.