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

June 27, 2024

The UNC Master of Public Administration program aims to help mold the next generation of public…

April 09, 2024

The UNC School of Government is proud to share the continued success of its Master of Public…

December 13, 2023

Hogan Medlin has been a current student in the UNC MPA program since 2021.  As he gears up to…

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

August 24, 2024

Join students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and their families for some tasty food and great…

September 23, 2024

The UNC MPA program will host a Happy Hour Hub in conjunction with the ICMA conference in…

July 11, 2024

(Re)Connect with MPA alumni, students, faculty, and staff for drinks, lite bites, and great…

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May 11, 2024

We look forward to celebrating all of your accomplishments! The ceremony will start at 10 am in the…

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April 09, 2024

Join UNC MPA on April 9th from 5-7:30pm in our nation’s capital to (re)connect with MPA alumni,…

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