M.P.A. Program - Earning Your M.P.A. Degree

By Peterson's Staff updated on Friday, November 15, 2013

Whether you are an accomplished professional or a student, furthering your education by attending an M.P.A. program and earning a master's in public administration will prepare you for a career in the public sector working in federal, state, and local government; non-governmental organizations; international organizations; non-profits; and healthcare.

Search for an M.P.A. Program

Though M.P.A. programs prepare students with administrative, managerial, quantitative, financial, and analytical skills, make sure you choose a school that offers majors and specializations to your liking. The curriculum could include study in communications, public institutional processes, law, public budgeting, public finance, and public policy planning and implementation. The courses you take that hone your quantitative or qualitative skills will give you an edge when dealing with complex issues in a dynamic global environment.

Try out the following search terms to find the M.P.A. program for you:

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