Master of Public Administration: Become a Leader in Your Field
Why Earn a Master of Public Administration from the Carsey School of Public Policy?
Advance Your Career: Our Master of Public Administration degree is designed for new graduates and working professionals who want to pursue the preferred credential for the public and nonprofit sectors. As an MPA student, you'll learn theoretical concepts and engage in experiential learning in all aspects of nonprofit and government-related management, including leadership, program evaluation, budgets, planning, personnel, collective bargaining, and policy analysis. You'll learn how to run an organization; how to effectively address issues important to your region; and how to oversee the provision and delivery of public services through towns, cities, state agencies, nonprofits, and non-governmental organizations.
- Fall: March 15 (for Carsey School Scholarship; July 1 (preferred); August 15 (final)
- Spring: December 15
- Summer: April 15
What Makes the Public Administration Program Unique?
Applying What You Learn
Past MPA students have completed capstone projects with nonprofits; higher education institutions; and a variety of municipal, state, national and international agencies, among them the City of Concord, the NH Alliance for Healthy Aging, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Embassy of El Salvador.
Meet Our Graduates
The MPA for Working Professionals with Alumni Sarah Dorner '14G
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