MPA Employment Information

A major interest for students, of course, is what happens after graduation. Our MPA program is a marketable degree, not only in government employment, but also in the non-profit and private sectors. The chart below provides a breakdown of alumni employment by sector, six months after graduation. These statistics are based on the NASPAA AY 2020-2021 Annual Maintenance Report (submitted October 2021).

National or central government in the same country as the program  3
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program 5
City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program 7
Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental  0
Nonprofit domestic-oriented 7
Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented 0
Private Sector - Research/Consulting 2
Private Sector but not research/ consulting 10
Obtaining further education 0
Military Service 0
Unemployed (not seeking employment) 1
Unemployed (seeking employment) 0
Status Unknown 8
Total 43