Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional course of study for individuals pursuing careers in government, public service, education, and nonprofit organizations. Our MPA program actively engages students in a dynamic learning environment that combines coursework and research. It develops a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and principles of public administration while continuing our students' liberal education. As a result,graduates of the program will possess both the administrative skills and leadership abilities necessary to deal with the myriad of demands placed upon professional administrators. Our program provides a theoretically informed management degree that builds statesmen and public leaders committed to excellence and civic virtue. The MPA is an excellent professional degree for working professionals in government and non-profit organizations as well as for preparation in advanced graduate study in the social sciences or preparation for careers in public law or admission for law school.
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Master of Arts in Government
Dual Degree Option Between UK and MSU
The Martin School's University Scholars Program offers students from the University of Kentucky and Morehead State University the opportunity to complete their bachelor's and master's degrees in only five years. To find out more, click here.