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What is Public and NonProfit Administration?

The Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration prepares public service and nonprofit professionals with the knowledge and skills to face today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.

Academic Programs

Master of Public Administration degree program offers two concentrations:

  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Public Management and Policy

Undergraduate Nonprofit Management Minor - The Division offers an interdisciplinary minor in Nonprofit Management which includes courses that address competencies necessary for work in nonprofit organizations.

Undergraduate Minor in Public Administration - The Division offers an interdisciplinary minor in Public Administration which includes courses necessary to prepare students for work in government agencies.

American Humanics Nonprofit Management Certificate - This Division offers a nationally accredited certificate which is an important part of the Division's leadership development curriculum.

Fire Services Program - DPNA assists the University College in offering undergraduate public administration courses as a part of the Open Learning Fire Services (OLFS) Program. Students earn the Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree in Fire Administration or Fire Prevention Technology through the University College. Contact the University College for more information.

Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management - This program is for individuals who desire to increase their knowledge of important issues and approaches utilized in local government administration.

 

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What is the MPA?  The Master of Public Administration prepares public service and nonprofit professionals with the knowledge and skills to face today's challenges and tomorrow's opportunities.  To learn more about careers options with your MPA, click here!


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