Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

Upcoming Events

  1. Qualifying (oral) exam for PhD students

    September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
  2. mid-term exam

    September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Homecoming week

    October 7 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Comprehensive Exam for PhD

    October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Comprehensive exam for Master Students

    October 19

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)