Department of Political Science

Master of Public Administration

Have you ever considered a Master’s Degree in Public Administration?  In two years, you could be on the job market with specialized knowledge and skills to help you make a difference in your community, your government, or your world with an Auburn MPA.

Applications for Fall 2017 available now!

Apply by March 1 to be considered for fellowships and assistantships.

Distinctive Features of an Auburn MPA:

  • Generalist education with opportunity to develop specialized expertise in
    • Election Administration
    • Nonprofit Organizations & Community Governance
    • Comparative/Global Public Administration & International Nonprofits
    • Economic Development
    • Or create your own based on your area of interest
  • Small class size to provide individualized attention coupled with big university resources
  • Flexible curriculum to meet the needs of full or part time graduate students
  • Accelerated BA/MPA program for undergraduates
  • All majors, degrees, and backgrounds welcome
  • Combination of coursework and practical internship experiences
  • Options for careers in:
    • Local, state, or federal government
    • Nonprofit organizations
    • Elections administration
    • International aid organizations
    • Community leadership
    • Economic development
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For more information

Kathleen Hale

Kathleen Hale

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

Last Updated: February 21, 2017