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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. Each entry includes a description of program offerings in the schools' own words. Governing U’s unique map interface also allows you to see the national landscape for public service grad programs and select schools for a closer look by geography


    • MPA
    • MPP
    • Exec. MPA
    • L. Certs
  • University of Georgia-Athens
  • padp.uga.edu/
  • Description

    The Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs is one of the nation's best for public service education. It continues to be ranked 4th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the 2nd best among public universities, and is the highest ranked graduate degree program at UGA. The program offers masters and Ph.D. programs in public administration. The MPA program offers specializations in:

    •    Health Policy and Administration
    •    Higher Education Administration
    •    Local Government Administration
    •    Nonprofit Administration
    •    Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
    •    Public Management/Organization Theory
    •    Public Personnel Administration
    •    Public Policy

    Departmental faculty and students in this program have continued to distinguish themselves with honors and awards. Doctoral graduates are sought after by the top research universities in the U.S., and sometimes abroad. Recent graduates of the top-ranked MPA program have moved into positions of public-service leadership in many governments in the U.S. and abroad. Numerous MPA students have been recipients of prestigious Presidential Management Fellowships.

    For more information visit: http://padp.uga.edu/




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