Welcome to the Pardee RAND Graduate School
What Sets Us Apart
The Pardee RAND Graduate School in Santa Monica, California—one of the nation’s oldest public policy graduate programs—offers both master's and doctorate degrees in policy analysis. Founded in 1970, it's also the only program based at an independent public policy research organization—RAND.
Skills for Complexity
Acquire a wide range of data collection and analytic tools to address complex policy challenges and develop creative solutions.Learn more about our Academic Programs
Gain independent, nonpartisan policy research experience at RAND and develop a professional portfolio.Learn more about On-the-Job Training
Diverse Career Paths
Apply your expertise to inform, influence, and lead smart decisionmaking across a vast array of policy, data, and research careers.Learn more about Diverse Career Paths
Generous scholarships and research fellowships help to offset tuition and living expenses.Learn more about Financial Support
Pardee RAND students share two attributes: a passion to help change the world for the better, and the discipline to master intellectual tools that will help them do so.
Does that sound like you?