Welcome to a community dedicated to the public good.
We selected you from among a talented, accomplished group of applicants because of your academic and professional achievements and the potential you’ve demonstrated for forging a career of tremendous impact.
The importance of dedicated, well-trained public servants in all sectors has never been clearer. We know our public leaders are being tested at local, state, and federal levels and aim to prepare you to meet the challenges of this most pressing time. The field of public policy involves difficult work that includes strong scientific inquiry and analysis, as well as leadership skills to navigate politics, advocacy and coalition building, communication across differences, and the ability to envision and make change.
Those who choose the Ford School are eager to lead, to find creative solutions, and to make a big impact on their communities. With a Ford School education, you can lead the institutions and organizations that will shape public policy for decades to come.