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MPA Program Makes Top 50 in the Nation for 2017

Posted: January 2017

Top 50 MPA ProgramsOne of the University of New Mexico’s School of Public Administration master's programs is being hailed one of the best in the country.

According to the website “Top Management Degrees,”  the MPA program is #42 in the nation. The ranking touts the School of Public Administration’s intensive curriculum, its numerous accreditations, and recognitions as more than 1,500 UNM students have received Master's in Public Administration (MPA) degrees. It is one of the largest graduate programs on UNM’s campus and the only School of Public Administration in the state of New Mexico. It offers two master’s programs: Public Administration and Health Administration.

“It is very gratifying to get this national recognition as we do a fine job of training and graduating our students,” said former SPA Director, Dr. Felipe Gonzales.