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MPA Graduation and Placement Rates

Alumni Careers

See below for career examples of our alumni:
Administrative Analyst
Administrative Manager
Analytics Consultant
Appeals Analyst
Archives Specialist
Assistant Dean of Finance & Administration
Assistant Director of Operations
Assistant to the Dean for Arts & Events Management
Assistant Vice Provost
Assistant Village Manager
Associate Operations Manager, Data Analyst
Budget and Performance Analyst
Budget Resource Management Specialist
Business Administrative Associate
Business/Management Analyst
Case Processing Analyst
Chief Officer for Strategy, Planning and Development
City Administrator
Client Services Analyst
Community Outreach Specialist
Department Manager
Deputy Director
Development Consultant and Grant Writer
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Director of Impact Strategy, Education
Director of Operations and Resource Management
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Director of Training and Implementation
Director, Finance and Human Resources
District Director
Economic Development Program Manager
Economic Development Research Specialist
Equal Opportunity Specialist
Executive Non-profit Consultant
Federal Project Officer
Field Operations Supervisor
Finance Analyst
Finance Manager
First Generation Retention Specialist
Grant Specialist, Fiscal Issues
Human Resources and Administration
International Programs Specialist
Manager, Government Relations
Manager, Marketing Communications
Municipal Accountant & Manager
Nonprofit Organization Management
Police Officer
Presidential Management Fellow
Procurement Manager
Program and Infrastructure Analyst
Public Safety
Management Analyst
Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
Research Analyst
Research Economist
Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary


MPA Job Placement Statistics for 2021-2022 Cohort Heading link

Sector Number of Graduates
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 6
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program 3
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 7
Private Sector – Research/Consulting 2
Private Sector but not research/ consulting 6
Status Unknown 4
Total 28

MPA Graduation Rates for students entering the program in the 2017-2018 cohort Heading link

Initially Enrolled Graduated within 2 Years Graduated within 3 Years Graduated within 4 Years Graduated within 5 years or Persisting to Graduation
Total Number of MPA Students 48 39 43 43 48