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As a future leader in the field of public affairs, it's crucial that you choose a Master of Public Administration program that's perfect for your needs. As you consider pursuing an MPA at Cornell University, we invite you to explore this Resource Library and learn more about the opportunities available to you as an MPA student.

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An Educational Guide for Future Leaders in Public Affairs

Are you ready to take on today's pressing policy issues? You're in the right place because the professionals at Cornell University are prepared to give you the competitive edge you need to succeed. Download An Educational Guide for Future Leaders in Public Affairs for an in-depth look at the MPA program offered at CIPA.

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Cornell University's 2021-22
MPA Career Report

If you’re ready to join a community of dedicated, driven changemakers, then you’re in the right place. With this MPA Report, we showcase Cornell University’s respected Master of Public Administration degree, our high-achieving community of alumni, and in turn, invite you to explore how exactly you define career success.
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Uncovering the Real Value of Cornell University's MPA Degree

If you're passionate about improving the lives of others and if you're looking for an MPA degree that will make you marketable and irreplaceable in the field of public affairs, we encourage you to download this guide to learn about the real, measurable value of Cornell University's Master of Public Administration degree.

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Webinar Library

Professionals from the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs are hosting a live webinar series  to provide more information about our respected Master of Public Administration program. 

Can't make it to a live webinar? Watch a recorded, on-demand webinar to explore topics related to admissions, coursework, experiential learning, life in Ithaca, professional development, and more. 

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A Guide to Internships & Externships in the Cornell MPA Program

At Cornell University, we believe in the power of hands-on learning. Keep reading to discover the opportunities offered through the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA), learn how to bolster your competitiveness on the job market, and hear stories from current CIPA students who are preparing themselves for thriving careers through experiential learning.
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Capstone & Public
Engagement

In Cornell's MPA program, we understand the real value behind experiential learning. For that reason, we offer a variety of hands-on learning opportunities for our MPA students, including a valuable Capstone option and professional development courses. Download our Capstone & Public Engagement Guide to learn more!


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A Guide to Faculty Thought Leadership in Cornell’s MPA

In Cornell's MPA program, we employ world-class faculty who represent disciplines from across the University. By downloading the Faculty Thought Leadership Guide, you will hear from expert faculty members who have on-the-ground experience in a variety of fields — from infrastructure policy to nonprofit management, from social justice advocacy to environmental policy.
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Have Questions for Us?

Can't join the live webinar conversation but want to learn more about Cornell University's Master of Public Administration program? Click the link below to schedule a call with one of our admissions professionals from the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs!

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Enacting Change: Tailoring Your MPA to Focus on Policy in the United States

If you're passionate about making a tangible difference in domestic policy-making in the United States, we invite you to explore our resource and learn more about how you can tailor your Master of Public Administration degree to specifically focus on the pressing policy issues in the United States.

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Experiencing Cornell's MPA

With this resource, you'll have the opportunity to virtually experience one of Cornell University's MPA Information Sessions. You'll hear from CIPA's expert faculty members on the externship and internship options, student Capstone projects, grad career success, and experiential learning opportunities!

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Cornell MPA Viewbook

This guide is designed to tell you everything you need to know about Cornell's MPA program: from the qualities that make Cornell's MPA so marketable for our graduates to our externship and internship opportunities, from career success stories to admissions guidelines. Download it today to learn more!

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Employment & Internship Overview

Choosing to pursue an MPA graduate degree is an important decision, and many MPA students want to make sure that their advanced degree will lead to professional success upon graduation. To learn more about Cornell's dedication to giving you the support you need to succeed, download our Employment & Internship Overview Guide!

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InBrief Newsletter

InBrief is the official newsletter of Cornell University's MPA program. In this newsletter, you can read the latest MPA-related news, including stories about our incredible CIPA faculty, current students, and alumni!

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Interested in learning more about obtaining the Master of Public Administration at Cornell University? Fill out the form below, and we will provide you with a variety of helpful resources related to getting an MPA at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs.