Master of Public Administration
Succeed in your career while making a difference in the world with a Master of Public Administration from Kutztown University.
An MPA degree from KU prepares you to be an in-demand leader in a range of roles and sectors. You will learn the goals, challenges, and processes of administering public services, with a special emphasis on the politics of public sector management. Students graduate with this specialized knowledge as well as technical skills in budgeting, planning, human resources, administration, research, and other essential management techniques.
Degree at a glance:
What can you do with an MPA degree?
An MPA degree prepares you to manage and lead across multiple industries, including government, nonprofit, human services, education, the private sector and more.
Our alumni work at all levels of local, state, and federal government, as well as in higher education and the nonprofit sector. Just a few examples are:
Kutztown University’s faculty and alumni have built strong relationships in the eastern Pennsylvania region, which has led to hands-on internship opportunities for students. Our graduate students have had internships with offices like:
Fall semester: August 1st
Spring semester: December 1st
Summer sessions: May 1st
Student Learning Outcomes