"After some searching, I realized I wanted to be an agent of societal change in the emerging and growing field of restorative justice. I knew SPA would push me personally and professionally, and take me to the next level of a career in federal law enforcement."
Ranked 5th in the U.S. News & World Report (2016), our Executive Master of Public Administration (MPA) provides a unique cohort experience to enthusiastic and experienced leaders employed predominantly by the Federal government, though a significant number of state, local, nonprofit and private leaders also graduate from the program.
LEARN to be an authentic leader who works collaboratively, creates change, acts with integrity, and inspires others to act.
leading scholar-practitioners in the public sector who challenge you to put public administration principles into real-world practice.
WORK with a
cohort of peers in a mutual learning environment and share information, make connections, and form lifetime friendships.
EXPAND your knowledge about public administration principles and develop leadership skills through readings, course work, and conversations with professors and peers--and apply those principles to the workplace.
EXPERIENCEaction learning through a project that challenges you to identify a major problem in your workplace and manage a team of colleagues to find a solution.