About the Master of Public Administration

的 39 hour MPA is a general-purpose public man年龄ment degree for individuals interested in careers in government or nonprofit organizations. vnsc威尼斯城网页课程 focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to effectively man年龄 and lead in today's public and nonprofit sectors with a special emphasis on the policy issues and challenges facing Memphis and the greater Mid-South region.

Program Mission

Promoting responsive, responsible and professional public service through teaching, research and community eng年龄ment using a practice-based 课程 centered on nonprofit and urban man年龄ment.

Fully Accredited by NASPAA干椰子肉

的 MPA program at the University of Memphis is fully accredited by  the Network of 学校 of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, the international accrediting body for MPA programs worldwide. 

We know Memphis

vnsc威尼斯城网页的 program is tightly linked in with the Memphis community. Memphis is our laboratory for learning and doing. We connect our students to a large network of government and nonprofit partners through classes, internships, and special projects. 

A Flexible Program Built for all career st年龄s

vnsc威尼斯城网页的 MPA student population has a mix of people at various career st年龄s, from students fresh out of undergraduate programs to seasoned professionals with many years of experience.

  • All traditional classroom-based courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate working professionals
  • About 25 percent of our courses are also offered in online formats

What Can I Do With an MPA?

的 opportunities are endless!

城市经理 Compliance Man年龄r Development Coordinator 政策分析 Director of Transportation
Public Relations Man年龄r Human Resources Director Nonprofit Administrator Public Works Man年龄r 预算分析