The Master of Arts - Public Administration* (MPA) program is an interdisciplinary program designed for individuals seeking employment or advancement to leadership positions in public service organizations including federal, state and local government, non-profit agencies, law enforcement, and public or private colleges and universities. This program offers students a great opportunity to network with others from a variety of fields and backgrounds.
The Public Administration program produces value for the region, state and society by preparing highly-qualified and skilled public administrators who contribute to the betterment of a culturally diverse workplace and by providing intellectual and experiential opportunities that enrich the lives of people.
* The Master of Arts - Public Administration was previously known as Master of Arts Administrative Science prior to Fall 2016.
The Master of Arts - Public Administration program provides:
A Student Affairs Administration Certificate is also available providing students with both academic and applied backgrounds in the administration of university or college student affairs.
Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.