Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service.
The Division of Public Administration at Northern Illinois University was founded with the mission to advance excellence in public service management and our degree programs have a dramatic effect on the lives of our graduates. The MPA will serve you as a practical management guide as well as a passport to a better career.
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Graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report indicate NIU is one of the best universities in the country for city management and public finance with a focus on developing core competencies in budgeting and financial management, personnel management, decision making, communications, leadership, and teamwork