Dept. of Public Policy & Administration

Upcoming Events

  1. Ms. Laura McDavitt, Dissertation Proposal Defense

    November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Grade report for graduating students

    November 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Fall break/Thanksgiving recess

    November 25 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Final exam

    December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Commencement

    December 6 @ 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 

     http://www.jsums.edu/publicpolicy/academic-programs/master-of-public-policy-and-administration/

     Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration 

     http://www.jsums.edu/publicpolicy/academic-programs/ph-d-in-public-policy-and-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 Careers.org http://publicservicecareers.org/

MPA degree. org http://mpadegree.org/

 

Related Academic Associations: 

     National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration      http://www.naspaa.org/

     American Society for Public Administration      http://www.aspanet.org/public/

     Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management   http://www.appam.org/

 

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