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We prepare students for professional careers with the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, and the Master of Science in Education in K-12 Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration

We practice an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and civic engagement. Our faculty include a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, former New York City commissioners, a presidential professor, and awarding-winning scholars with publications in the leading academic journals in their fields.

We hold forums for the discussion of public policy and our research centers conduct cutting-edge studies of K-12 education, demography, public opinion, census data, and nonprofit management.

May 16 Student Spotlight

student spotlight

Amanda Jaeger (MPA '16) talks about her time engaged in the Intensive Programme in Ghent, Belgium; the NASPAA Student Simulation Competition; and her interest in research and policy analysis.
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May 16 Faculty Spotlight

faculty spotlight

In our first practitioner spotlight, Ben Branham describes how his career ties in with co-teaching in the Executive MPA program, discusses working with Dean Birdsell, and recalls memorable efforts by their students.
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May 16 Alumni Spotlight

alumni spotlight

Melissa describes her multi-faceted role at the Jewish Funders Network, the lasting impact her MPA experience has had on her personal and professional life, and more.
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