Master of Public Administration

NASPAA Accredited

Welcome to the Master of Public Administration program at Auburn University. On behalf of the faculty and staff, we appreciate your interest in the MPA Program and hope that you find the following information to be helpful as you consider continuing your education.


Alabama Assn of Non Profits logoIf we may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone (334) 844-5371 or by email:

Distinctive Features of the MPA Program

  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Preparation of students from diverse backgrounds for public service
  • Generalist education with opportunity to develop specialized expertise
  • Small classes to provide individualized attention
  • Individualized concentrations designed for your particular goals and needs
  • Combination of coursework and administrative experience
  • Dual degree option with community planning
  • Economic development minor option
  • Graduate certificate in Elections Administration and in Non-Profit Organizations and Community Governance
  • Cooperation with Center for Governmental Services and Economic and Community Development Institute
  • Headquarters for National Training Program in Election Administration
  • Headquarters for National State Administrators Research Project
  • Recipient of HUD Grants for Community Development Work Study Program

Other Links of Interest:

Kathleen Hale M.P.A. Program Director
Kathleen Hale
MPA Program Director and Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Haley Center 8030C
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-6155

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Last updated January 26, 2015

Last Updated: January 26, 2015