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Public Administration

Welcome to Public Administration

Learn while Leading

The Department of Public Administration prepares students for a range of public service leadership posts, from legislative staffs and government agencies at all levels to nonprofit organizations and academic institutions. The Department offers a Ph.D. and Master of Public Administration (MPA), as well as graduate certificate programs in Public Policy and Nonprofit Management. The Department makes it possible for public administration professionals to study policy and theory, and explore their practical implications, while continuing to work full or part time. This creates an especially rich classroom experience, built on real-world learning examples and infinite opportunities.

MPA APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

  • The MPA program will accept applications for Fall 2015 admission through June 26, 2015.

PILOT ADMISSIONS FOR IN-SERVICE STUDENTS: No GRE Scores

  • In-service students with 5+ years of public service experience and 3.5+ undergraduate GPA may qualify for a pilot admissions program that does not require submission of GRE scores. For more information, please contact Jerrell Coggburn (jcoggburn@ncsu.edu)

Ranked in Top 20% of MPA graduate programs in the country by US News & World Report.


 

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