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* Please note that applicants to the Senior Managers in Government program may be contacted after submitting their application and asked to provide a current professional reference.
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If you have any questions about the application process, please call the Admission Office at 617-496-0484.
Applicants to the Senior Managers in Government program are generally informed of their admission status no later than two weeks following the application deadline.
Admission is based on the candidate's depth of experience, range of responsibility, as well as the commitment of the sponsoring organization to the future advancement of the individual. Participants must be freed from official duties for the duration of the program.
What visa should I apply for?
The Senior Managers in Government program is an Executive Education training program. Executive Education participants should apply for a B-1 non-immigrant visa for business/tourist purposes. Do NOT apply for a student or scholar visa.
Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government will provide ONLY your admissions notification, a copy of which you will be required to submit for visa processing.
For applicants from Croatia
For senior executives from Croatia's public sector, the Andronico Luksic Fellowships were established to advance Croatia's public interest by providing educational opportunities for the country's human capital at Harvard University. Visit the Fellowship webpage for more information about the Fellowship and further details on the application process, including application deadlines.
For executives eligible for VA Benefits, please apply online. In response to the "Who will be the financial sponsor of your participation" question, type "VA Benefits". Harvard University will determine whether your benefits may be applied to Executive Education programs and we will inform you as part of the program admission process.