MPA at UNC: A Degree for Public Service Leaders

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Invest in your future by earning a Master of Public Administration degree from a top-ranked program—either on-campus or online.

Learn more about how an MPA from UNC-Chapel Hill can put you on the path to success.

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“This is work with meaning. Making your community better and helping your fellow citizens is at the heart of public service.”

Tyler Thomas MPA ’11
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UNC MPA is ranked among the nation’s top 25 public affairs schools by U.S. News & World Report.

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#23
Overall in Public Affairs
#10
Public Management
#2
Local Government

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

UNC MPA strongly supports the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and affirms the importance of instilling these values in the next generation of public service leaders. Learn more about what we’re doing to incorporate these principles into all aspects of our program.

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July 10, 2024

Join our Director of Admissions and current student Lebon Hoboyan for a UNC MPA Information…

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June 11, 2024

Professor Kimalee Dickerson uses her reserach on studying women of color in government to bring…

MPA Matters blog

June 07, 2024

My name is Julia Warren and I have just completed my first year in the MPA program at UNC. I went…