Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Where Leaders Learn to Make a Positive Difference

UVA’s time-honored mission is to create honorable, well-educated, and effective public leaders. At the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy you can dedicate yourself to this endless endeavor, developing the skills you will need to take on the world’s toughest public policy challenges.

Here you will be immersed in “the art of getting things done,” learning how to become a more effective leader and achieve tangible results. With five innovative policy research centers in the areas of education, health care, social entrepreneurship, leadership simulations and international policy, Batten will help you develop into a strong and ethical leader, ready to make a positive difference in the world.