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.


Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Building, Room 100

Sharon Decker, a UNCG graduate, former foundation and nonprofit executive, Duke Energy executive, and N. C. Secretary of the Department of Commerce will give a talk about leadership and public service based on her varied experiences on Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Building, Room 100. Free parking is available behind the Graham Building (off Highland Avenue).

This annual Public Service Leadership Lecture is sponsored by the MPA program and the Piedmont Triad Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

A dessert reception will follow the question and answer period.


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 Fall 2014 MPA and Nonprofit Management Certificate Students!!

The Fall 2014 MPA Graduates are: Hunter Boswell, Tahja Gaymon, Sarah McGuire and Megan Walley!

The Fall 2014 Nonprofit Management Certificate Graduates are: Kathy Berrier, David Blake, Erica Ford, Evelyn McCauley and Debra Smith!

CONGRATULATIONS to all of you!!!

Congratulations to the MPA Student Award Winners for 2014 - 2015

  • North Carolina City/County Managers Association Scholarship - Hunter Frank
  • Next Generation Graduate Award - Tahja Gaymon, Sara Pilling Kellogg, Katrina Wade
  • Cemala Scholarship Fellow - Brianna Salamone
  • Graduate Dean's Scholarship Award - Brikena Berisha, Rachael Burrello, Catherine Casteel, Kimberly Cothran, Sara Hancock, Nicole Lindahl, Maggie Robertson, Katrina Wade, Brandie Williams
  • May Davidson Scholarship Fund - Helena Burnett, Adrienne Fuller, Keyshia Haithcock, Kevin Jacobs, Yalonda Miller Galloway, Sarah McGuire, Lana Skrypnk, Megan Walley, Allison Wray

MPA Resumes for 2015

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

The following individuals are looking for internships for this summer: