MPA Outcomes

Graduation Rates
The chart below depicts the number of students who graduated with the program-defined time-to-degree length. Our 36-hour MPA program can be completed (reasonably) in four semesters.

Graduation Rates 2013- 2014

Term

SUMMER 2013

FALL 2013

SPRING 2014

TOTAL

COHORT (N)

10
41
15
66

WITHIN 2 YEARS

6
18
7
31

WITHIN 3 YEARS

8
27
8
43

WITHIN 4 YEARS

8
27
10
44

Employment Outcomes
A major interest for students 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 graduate employment by sector, six months after graduation.                               

MPA Graduates Overall: Employment Placement Statistics 2018-2019

Number of Employees

National or central government in the same country as the program

0

State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program

7

City, county, or other local government in the same country as the program

2

Foreign government (all levels) or international quasi-governmental

0

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

5

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

0

Private Sector - Research/Consulting

0

Private Sector but not research/ consulting

1

Military Service

0

Obtaining further education

2

Unemployed, seeking employment

0

Unemployed, not seeking employment

0

Total

17