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 Fall MPA Open House

Recorded Sessions

Access the Recorded Sessions from Cornell University's Fall MPA Open House!

Whether you're passionate about climate change, education reform, economics, or countless other areas of public policy, Cornell University's Master of Public Administration can help you take the next step in your career. 

By viewing our Open House recorded sessions, you'll learn more about Cornell University's MPA degree, and you'll also learn how you can jumpstart your future as a leader in public affairs.

Complete the form to for the opportunity to view the following videos:

  • Meet the program directors
  • Hear from current students about their experience
  • Learn about professional development opportunities
  • Take a virtual tour of our scenic campus
  • And much more! 

Access MPA Recorded Sessions:

Tentative Fall Open House Schedule  

A final schedule, welcome video, resource folder, and list of Zoom webinar links will be sent to participants closer to the event.


Time Event

8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Meet the Directors

  • Maria Fitzpatrick, Director of CIPA

  • Thomas O'Toole, Executive Director of CIPA

9:05 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.

Class Visit: “PADM 5011 Perspectives on Public Affairs"

and MPA Alumni Roundtable 

  • Guest: Clare O'Brien MPA, '17, Chief Operating Officer and Director of the New York/New Jersey Airport System

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

The Student Experience: Life as a CIPA Fellow / Student Panel Discussion

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Admissions Office Hours

Participants will have the opportunity to meet in small groups with CIPA Admissions Staff Members


12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m.

 Lunch Break / Virtual Tour

While you enjoy your lunch, we invite you to explore campus via a virtual tour

1:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Professional Development Panel

  • Capstone Projects

  • Career Management

  • Certificate Programs

  • Off-Campus Study Programs

  • Consulting Course & Policy Competitions

Cornell University’s 2021-22
MPA Career Report

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.

Download the Report

Have Questions for Us?

Can't make this event but want to learn more about Cornell University's Master of Public Administration program? Click the link below to request more information and to connect with an admissions professional from the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs!

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