Community Development Option (on-campus and on-line program)
Interdisciplinary Studies (on-campus and on-line program)
Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience (on-campus and on-line program)
Who Would Be Interested in This Program?
Students in the MPA program come from a variety of undergraduate degree programs, for example, recent graduates of the program have undergraduate degrees in criminal justice, health-related fields, economics, social work, political science, English, paralegal programs, and chemistry.
Our students’ interest in a public service career is more important than any specific undergraduate program.
What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?
To be admitted to the MPA program, students must meet both, the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the MPA graduate program. The complete application must consist of the following admission materials:
- Graduate School Application and Fee
- Official Entrance Examination Scores -verbal scores of 145 or higher and quantitative scores of 145 or higher on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher are exempt from the GRE requirement.
- Official Transcripts
- Statement of Personal and Professional Objectives
- Letters of Recommendation
Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed?
Federal government agencies
Regional and Local government
MPA graduates also serve as policy analysts, program managers, budget analysts, researchers, elected officials, program evaluators, grant writers, community and economic development specialists and government liaison specialists.
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