Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Master of Public Administration

Take the next step towards a rewarding career in public service

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is an excellent option for anyone interested in pursuing a career or furthering their knowledge and skills in the area of public management at the local, state, or federal level or nonprofit administration.

Benefits of the MPA program at Georgia Southern

  • Small seminar classes
  • Classes that provide ‘real world’ knowledge & experience
  • Concentrated programs of study
  • Most classes conveniently scheduled in the evening
  • Dedicated MPA faculty committed to student development and success
  • Graduate Assistantships & other financial assistance
  • A network of Georgia Southern MPA alumni

Students interested in applying for a graduate assistantship (GA) position in the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies should submit a resume and cover letter (discussing research skills) to mpa@georgiasouthern.edu.  GA positions for the Spring 2020 academic year will be awarded by November 2019.  Additional GA opportunities can be found on the College of Graduate Studies website.


A Nationally Accredited and Respected Program

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is a NASPAA accredited degree program. The MPA program has been recognized as one of the nation’s most affordable by the College Affordability Guide.  The Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies is a member of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).

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Last updated: 10/21/2019

Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies • P.O. Box 8048 • Statesboro, Georgia • 912-478-1400