The network of UNC MPA alumni is far-reaching and provides multiple opportunities for professional and personal connections. Our network of active alumni can be found in almost every U.S. state as well as several countries outside the U.S. UNC MPA alumni are highly engaged and supportive.

Our Alumni play an important role in mentoring students, hiring students and graduates, and supporting the professional development of our community.

UNC MPA graduates attain leadership positions in every level of government and in public and private organizations that support the public interest. The program has a job placement rate of nearly 100 percent, and our alumni are also regularly granted prestigious ICMA Local Government Management Fellowships.

Alumni Profiles

Visit the Alumni Profiles page to meet some of our graduates.

Our Alumni

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Career Search

To see where UNC MPA alumni are building public service careers, use our Careers Search tool.


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Alumni Stats

  • Social Icon1,432 Active UNC MPA Alumni
  • Local Government – Top Employment Sectors for UNC MPA Alumni
  • 341 alumni attended a UNC MPA event in ‘21-22

Recent Alumni News

May 17, 2023

The UNC School of Government’s Master of Public Administration Class of 2023 gathered with faculty,…

December 01, 2022

When it was time for Maggie Bailey ’21 to look for her first post-MPA job, she didn’t have to look…

December 01, 2022

The School of Government is pleased to congratulate North Carolina native and UNC MPA graduate…

Connect with Us

All UNC MPA graduates are encouraged to stay connected to the program. Visit our Ways to Engage page to find out how.

Ways to Engage

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2023

It has been a minute but we’re coming back to host a D.C. Happy Hour Hub! Come network with other…

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March 22, 2023

Connect with our community of distinguished leaders dedicated to service.  MPA alumni, current…

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