Leading Western North Carolina In Public Administration:

Alumni Network

Alumni Network

Largest Public Administration Alumni Network In North Carolina.

Distance Education

Distance Education

Three Program Locations.

NASPAA Accredited Program

NASPAA Accredited Program

Program accreditation through 2023-24 academic year.

Top 20 In Local Government

Top 20 In Local Government

According to U.S. News and World Report.

Spotlights

Hope Borders Shares Her Experience In The MPA Program.

Q)  How long have you been in the MPA Program and what is your concentration?A) This is my second year in the MPA Program. My concentration is Ma...

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Daniel Odom Shares His Thoughts on Distance Education.

Q) What is your name?A) Daniel S. OdomQ) How long have you been in the MPA Program?A) I started with the Hickory Cohort of the Distance Education MPA ...

Paxton Caroline Hayes Shares Her Experience in the MPA Program

Q) What is your name?A) Paxton Caroline HayesQ) How long have you been in the MPA Program and what is your concentration?A) I am in my second semester...

Program Concentrations

On-campus students choose one of four tracks as their area of concentration:

Administration of JusticeNot for Profit managementTown, City, and County ManagementPublic Management

Get quick details about the MPA program from our flyer (PDF, 858 KB).