Public Administration, MPA

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Gain Analytical, Technical, & Leadership Skills for Effective Public Management

  • Budgeting and finance
  • Economic and political institutions
    and processes
  • Ethics
  • Organizational behavior and
  • Performance management
  • Policy analysis
  • Program evaluation
  • Research methods and design

Advance Your Career 

  • Administration and finance
  • Criminal justice
  • Economic development
  • Educational administration planning
  • Environmental management
  • Health care management
  • Housing affairs
  • Human resource management
  • Information technology
  • Labor management
  • Transportation
  • Urban affairs
    . . .and many others


Designed for Working Professionals

Our 5-semester program is designed for working adults, with:

MPA Tracks

Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy track  NEW
Municipal Management track NEW

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Alumna's Top Ten Reasons for Going to Grad School: Read the personal and professional reasons shared by Georgianna Melendez, MPA 2012