Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Are you interested in helping people? 致力于一项事业? Would you like to serve your country? Follow your calling by learning in-depth knowledge and advanced skills that can help you to better serve your community.
The Master of Public Administration degree provides students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to excel at leading and managing government and nonprofit organizations. Practitioner oriented and suitable for a variety of occupational fields, this graduate degree helps students navigate the unique political and legal challenges that surround public organizations.
Why Master of Public Administration at UIU?
- Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned public administrator, the MPA degree can help you develop new skills and strengthen existing ones.
- Your UIU MPA degree delivers the leadership, 管理, 分析, and decision-making skills that ensure academic and professional success.
- Abundant networking opportunities nationwide.
- Occupational Outlook Salary Range: $65, 320 to $99,730+用于社会服务, 医疗保健, and administrative managers.
- Our faculty are experienced professionals who are committed to helping the communities they serve.
UIU MPA students can choose from the following areas of emphasis. Additional details about each emphasis are available on the MPA课程页面.
- Emergency Management and Homeland 安全
- Nonprofit Organizational Management
Core courses include subject matter such as writing in the profession, 公共政策, 项目评估, 和公共财政.
Develop a collaborative and inclusive learning environment.
Maintain a high quality curriculum that includes leadership, management, and 分析 skills.
Develop a culture of intellectual curiosity.
See course descriptions for the classes you need for your Master of Public Administration degree.
Keep up with your academic program’s registration deadlines, 会议日期, holiday breaks and exam schedules.
Graduates can find employment in a variety of fields, such as budget and fiscal management, 市/县管理, 人力资本管理, human resource management, private sector consulting, 公共部门咨询, 项目管理, public affairs/communications, 和战略分析.
Bachelor of Science - Public Administration
Master of Public Administration - Emergency Management and Homeland 安全
Upon completing my masters degree, I was offered a reservist position with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As a reservist, I was deployed to numerous disasters, which made it seem like a full-time job. I now work full-time for FEMA out of the Chicago Regional Office as a Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager.
When you’re ready to apply for your Master of Public Administration, we’re ready to help you every step of the way.
Academic Support Services
Providing resources to support you through your classes.
Director Masters of Public Administration - Maltbie Endowed Professor
The MPA degree at UIU prepares students for career options across both the public and private sectors, which is of immense value in the world today whether it is working for a non-profit, 一个政府机构, 或者对企业来说.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The average time is two years though students who take more than one course per session may graduate in less time.
Students who graduate with this degree find employment in variety of government agencies or non-profit organizations. The degree can be paired with any occupation and subject matter.
是的. Students can take an internship course for credit and faculty will help students arrange and complete the experience.