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.

Upcoming Events

May 13, 2024

This event is open to anyone exploring the MPA degree – either online or on-campus format. The…


April 17, 2024

Dr. Maureen Berner, and UNC MPA student and current physician, Dr. Amro Ilaiwy were published in…

MPA Matters blog

April 02, 2024

I am currently working on a couple of projects including getting out the newsletter,…