Executive Education

About Executive Education
Degree Programs for Experienced Professionals
Custom Executive Education

About Executive Education

Through customized executive seminars and degree programs, Executive Education develops innovative thinkers and problem-solvers, equipped to deal with the challenges of today's rapidly transforming global economy

With world-renowned professors and practitioners, experienced professionals learn in an environment where they are challenged to focus on the international, regional and economic issues facing their public, private, multi-sector, or nonprofit organizations and create solutions with positive global impact.

Degree Programs for Experienced Professionals

The Master of Arts in Global Policy Program (GPP) and Master of International Public Policy Program (MIPP) are designed specifically to help experienced professionals develop the expertise and cultural awareness required for continued professional success. 

Master of Arts in Global Policy Program (GPP) - The GPP curriculum enables students to immediately integrate the knowledge they gain in the classroom into their professional careers. Completed in 16 months, GPP is ideal for experienced professionals seeking a deeper understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to advance as global leaders while continuing full-time employment. Students move through the program taking courses together in a cohort format with classes meeting conveniently on alternating Fridays and Saturdays.

Master of International Public Policy Program (MIPP) - The MIPP program is completed full-time over one academic year. Students in the MIPP program tailor their course of study to meet their individual professional goals. MIPP students hail from diverse employment sectors and geographies, and bring substantial work experience into classroom discussions. MIPP students enroll full-time and complete the program in one academic year.

Degree Master of Arts in Global Policy Program (GPP) Master of International Public Policy (MIPP)
Duration 16 months 9 -12 months
Delivery Alternate Weekends; Fridays and Saturdays Full-time; Mondays-Fridays
Employment Status  Students maintain full-time employment Students are on leave, sabbatical or seeking employment post-degree
Work Experience  7+ years of related work experience 7+ years of related work experience; average 12-15 years
Campus(es) Washington, DC
Washington, DC and Bologna (SAIS Europe)








Custom Executive Education

The demand for leaders who understand the complex intersection of policy management and international relations is paramount to the success of any organization. Partner with Executive Education to design custom, consultative programs and seminars to address the specific needs of your organization. Custom programs can vary in topic, duration and location and are taught by internationally recognized scholars and practitioners.

Customized topics can include:
  • Capacity Building
  • Emerging and Global Financial Markets
  • Energy and Environment
  • Geopolitics
  • International Development
  • International Economics
  • International Law and Conflict Management
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Leadership Development
  • Privatization and Foreign Investment
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Strategic Studies

To request information about developing a custom executive education program for your organization contact us at ExecEd@jhu.edu.