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Master of Public Administration

The University of North Georgia (UNG) offers a 36-semester-hour Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in order to serve qualified, professionally oriented college graduates who aspire employment in the public sector, in a nonprofit organization, or in a corporate setting having extensive interaction with governmental agencies.

The program consists of 27 semester hours of core courses plus nine (9) semester hours in one of the following concentrations:

  • Diversity
  • Military Leadership
  • Public Affairs

The MPA program is designed to serve students who are currently employed in a public-service organization or are contemplating a new career in public and human services. The MPA program is intended to be challenging in order to make a student’s investment of time worthwhile, but also flexible to accommodate the schedules of both full-time and part-time students and to allow students with a variety of interests to profit from the program’s curricular options.

Campus Availability

Online Only

Contact Information

Master of Public Administration Program
Department of Political Science & International Affairs
706-864-1628

Why Get an MPA degree at UNG?

Students enrolled in the M.P.A. program, and recent graduates of the M.P.A. program, have obtained their first professional jobs as a result of their involvement in the program. In-service students report receiving promotions, raises, and new responsibilities as a result of their completion of the program.

Explore what our alumni have to say and what our students have accomplished.

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