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University of Washington — Evans School of Public Affairs

Program Type:
Master's International
Evans School of Public Affairs
Degrees Awarded:
Public Administration (MPA)
Admissions Deadlines:
January 15
Admissions Cycle:
Once per year
Program Start:
Summer or fall quarters
Program Founded:
September, 2000


The University of Washington will waive twelve credits of required coursework for Peace Corps Master's International (PCMI) participants.


The University of Washington offers a Master of Public Administration degree through the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs. PCMI students focus on nongovernmental organization (NGO) development and management during their first year of study, apply these skills during their Peace Corps work, then return to the Evans School for a quarter to complete any additional coursework and a Degree Project based on their service. Students will earn a minimum of 51 credit hours.


Requirements include:

  • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • GRE scores
  • Strong verbal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to public service

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Ms. Alix Furness

International Programs
Evans School of Public Affairs
Box 353055
Seattle, Washington 98195
(206) 543-4900

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