Government Analytics

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The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are increasingly relied upon by government agencies, non-profit organizations and the private sector. Through the use of cutting-edge tools and skills, students will be able to address contemporary political, policy and governance challenges.

Quick Stats

Course Locations Washington, DC and Online
Available 100% Online Yes
Entry Terms Fall, Spring or Summer
Degree Requirements 12 courses

The Johns Hopkins MS in Government Analytics curriculum provides students with a broad set of foundational skills in statistical analysis and offers the opportunity to develop expertise in a specific analytical area. The program offers concentrations in statistical analysis, geospatial analysis, political behavior and policy analysis and public management. No prior coursework in quantitative methods is necessary.

The schedule for completing the degree is flexible. Students in the Washington, DC area can attend classes on the ground at our Washington, DC Center, which is located near Dupont Circle. Classes are held on weekday evenings. In addition, anyone around the world can take classes online. Further, students can choose to take some on-the-ground courses and some online courses.

Most students who work full-time take two courses per term (fall, spring and summer) and complete the degree in two years. You may, however, take fewer or more courses per term depending on your outside commitments.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Kathy Wagner Hill or Dr. Jennifer Bachner.

What does an online course at Johns Hopkins look like?

The following video provides a snapshot of online coursework in the Government Analytics program. Dr. Jennifer Bachner walks you through her online course, Quantitative Methods.
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