Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

Upcoming Events

  1. Student advisement and registration

    January 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  2. MPPA new student orientation

    January 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Class begins

    January 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. PhD Oral comprehensive exam

    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  5. last day to add class

    January 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Academic Programs


Become an Agent of Change!  Become a Public Administrator!

The Program of Public Policy and Administration offers a Master degree in Public Policy and Administration, which is equavalent to Master of Public Administration (MPA),  and a Ph.D. degree in Public Administration. We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs!

     Master of Public Policy and Administration

     Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration

    Internships (Manual)


Career Development Opportunities 

The graduates find jobs generally in governments and non-profit organizations (non-governmental agencies), and also enjoy additional job opportunities in the private sector.  For the information of career develoment after obtaining the Master or PhD degrees, the following two websites provide detailed and diverse information (for example, working areas, salary levels, job opportunities):

Public Service

MPA degree. org


Related Academic Associations: 

     National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

     American Society for Public Administration

     Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management



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 (Left pic: City of Jackson, Miss.; Right pic: the downtown campus)