Learning Outcomes

The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to manage in the public and non-profit sectors. Students will learn the theory and practice of management and leadership, policy analysis, budgeting, and program evaluation in the public and non-profit sectors.

At the conclusion of the program students will be able to:

  • Analyze public domain problems, thinking critically to create and evaluate potential solutions. 

  • Integrate current and preferred management practices of fiscal and human resources, policy-making, and program administration to improve service delivery among non-profit/government organizations.

  • Assess their knowledge and experience of ethics and integrity and reflect on ways to incorporate public service values in administering agencies, policies, and programs.

  • Produce proficient clear oral and written communication by presenting succinct, well-organized materials and analysis tailored to the needs of internal and external organizational stakeholders.