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Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

University of Kansas

KU- Main campus, Lawrence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    387

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Our programs prepare leaders and build professionalism in the public and nonprofit sectors and link KU resources to the challenges of public management. We produce skilled leaders, innovators, and problem-solvers, ready to confront pressing social and economic challenges in local, state, national, international and non-profit organizations. The School of Public Affairs and Administration is ranked number 1 among graduate schools in city management and urban policy, number 5 in public management administration, and number 9 in public affairs according to the U.S. News and World Report. The KU MPA offers 2 tracks: The Intern track is designed for students who are willing to commit to one year of full-time study and a second year in a full-time internship to prepare themselves for careers primarily in city, county, or non-profit management. The Career track is designed for working professionals seeking to strengthen their leadership skills for careers in public service professions or advance in their current profession without a career interruption. Most career-track students attend part-time.