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Learn more about the many ways you can positively promote change in the world with a Master of Public Administration degree by subscribing to weekly inspiration from our blog. 

Through the stories we share, we hope to cultivate a community of exceptional students who have the analytical, leadership, and communication skills necessary to succeed in serving others across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

This blog is a leading resource filled with stories from students, faculty and admissions staff on the following topics:

  • The value of earning your MPA
  • Careers in Public Administration
  • Student stories about their internships and capstones. 
  • The admissions process
  • Comparing degree options
  • And much more

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7 Government Jobs for MPA Graduates

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a postgraduate degree that provides ...

What’s the Difference Between an MPA and an MBA?

A Master of Public Administration, or MPA, is often referred to as a “Master of ...

5 Reasons to Pursue a Dual Degree — Getting an MPA and an MBA

For competitive, driven students, pursuing a dual degree can be a great way to ...

3 Practical Reasons to Attend Cornell's Fall MPA Open House

At Cornell University, we realize that you're very busy and that your time is ...

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