A degree in public administration can open the door to a number a rewarding career opportunities in the nonprofit, public and private sectors.
Public administration programs prepare students with essential skills for today’s work environment and allow you to bring your on-the-job experience into the classroom. Whether you are just starting out, or midway through your career, a master’s in public administration can help you make your mark as a public servant.
MPA graduates serve in a variety of public administration careers, including:
Job opportunities include:
- Policy analysts
- Program managers
- Budget analysts
- Elected officials
- Program evaluators
- Grant writers
- Community and economic development specialists
- Government liaison specialists
Recent graduates are employed by:
- University of Kentucky
- Childcare Council of Kentucky
- O’Charley’s LLC
- City of Minneapolis
- Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Inc.