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NEWS & Upcoming Events

Dr. Brudney's Honor Ceremony
Friday, April 25th
6:00 - 7:30pm
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
RSVP Here!

MPA Capstone
Thursday, May 1st
6:00 - 8:30pm
CIS 1008, UNCW Campus

MPA Open House
Tuesday, May 6th
5:00 - 7:00pm
UNCW Leutze Lobby

Fall '14 Application Deadline
is June 15th!

How to Apply

MPA Graduation Brunch
Saturday, May 10th
9:30-11:00am
Azalea Coast Room (FUU)
UNCW Campus

Hire an MPA! Check out our Resume Booklet for students and alumni looking for employment and/or internships.

MPA Program

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, housed in the Department of Public & International Affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences, is an interdisciplinary, terminal professional degree. The MPA program at UNCW is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

MPA Organizational Chart (pdf)

NASPAA Accreditation Logo

MPA Brochure 2013-2014

What is an MPA?

The Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree is the professional degree for students seeking a career in public service or nonprofit management. MPA programs develop the skills and techniques used by managers to implement policies, projects, and programs that resolve important problems within their organization and in society.


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