mpa specializations

Students in the traditional MPA program have the option to complete 12 credits of electives in one of five specializations:

Health Care Policy
Nonprofit Management
Policy Analysis and Evaluation
Public Management
Urban Development and Sustainability

After completing the specialization, students will need to complete another 6 credits in their chosen specialization or any electives to finish the 18 elective MPA degree requirements. Explore each specialized program below.*

*Please note: These specialization options are not open to students in the Executive MPA program, National Urban Fellows MPA, or MS/MPA in Nursing Administration programs.