Category: MPA News

By: Khaldoun AbouAssi, Associate Professor with the American University Department of Public Administration and Policy The world is in the midst of an unprecedented refugee crisis. As of mid-2022, 32 million people had fled their home countries to find safety in another, according to the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees. More than 6 million are […]

If you’ve got what it takes to get into public administration, then clearly you’re not one to back down from a challenge. Hunting for the right university for your MPA degree isn’t a very big lift compared to some of the big tasks you’re likely to take on over the course of your career, but […]

How Effectively Do Public Administration Schools Use #SocialMedia? As the popularity of social media grows, more college students are using these platforms to connect with their schools both before and during their enrollment. It’s important for schools to keep up with the most popular platforms in order to meet students where they are and help […]

How Social Media is Being Used by the Government April 20, 2007 – U.S. senator Barack Obama sends his first tweet: “Thinking we’re only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq” A little premature and optimistic, but government leaders and agencies are increasingly harnessing the powers of social media to both connect with […]

The deadline for the Master of Public Administration program at San Diego State University is approaching. The MPA degree at SDSU is recognized as a highly desirable MPA degree that is highly flexible and whose credits are easy to transfer to other universities. In 2012, US News and World Report ranked the MPA program at […]

This month, Valdosta State University presented the 2013 Loyce Turner Outstanding Public Service Award to Sementha Mathews. Every year, the VSU Public Administration Advisory Committee gives the award to someone in the community who provides excellent service to the public. This year’s winner is the public information officer for the town of Valdosta, VA. There […]

Murray State University, in the fall of 2013 will be the very first public school in the state of Kentucky to have an online graduate school in public administration. This will allow students to leave school with a master’s degree in public administration in one or two years. The field of public administration regards professionals […]