Learning Goals

Upon completing the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, graduates will have honed a broad range of skills and competencies essential for public service. They will be adept in ethical leadership, effective communication, networking, and critical thinking, with a strong public policy and administration foundation.

Key competencies include:

  • working with and managing diverse teams and projects,
  • strategic planning,
  • evidence-based decision-making,
  • and financial management.

Graduates will also possess a heightened cultural competence and learn to apply policies and practices that enhance diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and access in their organizations and communities.

This array of theoretical knowledge and practical skills ensures that graduates are well-prepared for dynamic and impactful careers in public service.