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Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

Stuart's Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program in Chicago is one of the only programs of its kind integrated into a business school, creating professionals who can translate business insights and corporate best practices into effective public and nonprofit management strategies. These skills not only help you advance in your public sector career, they also create professional growth opportunities in a variety of industries. As a student in the Stuart M.P.A. program, you will learn from faculty who are both scholars and practitioners, offering a wealth of real-world, professional insights in the classroom. You will connect with fellow M.P.A. students who are passionate about making a difference—both for their organizations and for society. Our convenient degree program is designed to be completed either full-time, or part-time. Classes meet on weeknights, and no residency or thesis is required. Specializations While not required, specializations allow students to customize their degree by developing a concentrated set of skills in a specific area. Nonprofit and Mission-Driven Management Designed for professionals who want to become leaders and managers of nonprofit and other mission-driven enterprises. Security, Safety and Risk Management Designed for professionals who want to learn cutting edge security strategies and leadership techniques to manage public safety and public or private sector emergency preparedness programs. Economic Development and Social Entrepreneurship Designed for professionals who want to become economic development leaders or social entrepreneurs.