Master of Public Affairs

MPA News

Reaccreditation News


Our MPA program has been fully reaccredited by NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration) for seven years, as of July 2014. This reaccreditation affirms the quality of our program, our faculty and our students.

Nonprofit Management Certificate Program Goes Online

Students can complete the entire program of 15 credits online within one year, or take some courses on campus. For the curriculum details and application information go to

Congratulations to the Summer 2014 MPA and Nonprofit Management Certificate Students!!

The Summer 2014 MPA Graduates are: Brian Boggs and Kelly Misiak.

The Summer 2014 Nonprofit Management Certificate Graduates are: Karat Berhane, Ayana Canady, Brittni Collins, Karyl Gabriel, Brent Greene, Mary Ellen Gustainis, Rachel Porter, Meredith Potter, Bryceton Proctor, Sara Reed and Kirby Wilson.

CONGRATULATIONS to all of you!!!

Congratulations to the MPA Student Award Winners for 2013 - 2014

  • North Carolina City/County Managers Association Scholarship - Donald Scales
  • Next Generation Graduate Award - Nathan Levin-Aspenson, Kelly Misiak, Alexandra Zaleski
  • Cemala Scholarship Fellow - Laura Berkstresser
  • Cemala Foundation Scholars Award - Leigh Anne Kincaid, Sara Patterson, Sarah Spagnola, Amanda Wise
  • May Davidson Scholarship Fund - Hunter Glenn, Mitra Wilkenfeld, Sumera Syed, Brandie Williams

MPA Resumes for 2013

The following individuals have completed or are completing program requirements and will graduate with an MPA degree in May or August: