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

UNC MPA is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public affairs schools by U.S. News & World Report.

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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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April 17, 2024

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April 09, 2024

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April 02, 2024

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