University of Kansas
4060 Wescoe Hall, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045-7572
General DescriptionThe KU Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree prepares students for careers in public service, including at all levels of government, non-profits, and public service-oriented private organizations. The curriculum employs a unique combination of theoretically grounded coursework and practical application. Our mission is to educate exceptional public professionals and generate thought leadership that provides solutions to the most pressing global and community challenges by advancing the public good, democratic values, ad ethical public management practices.
Areas of ResearchCommunity Engagement, Council-Manager Relations, Equity & Inclusion, Ethics, Finance & Budgeting, Food Security, Form of Government, High Performance Organizations, Housing & Community Development, Human Resources, Leadership, Legal Issues, Management, Next Generation of Managers, Organizational Development, Performance Management , Process Improvement, Public Policy, Resilient and Sustainable Communities, Shared Service Delivery, Smart Communities, Strategic Planning, Transportation
Other Programs OfferedMasters in Urban Planning
Type or Delivery Method AvailableTraditional, in person