MPA@UNC: Continue Serving Your Country by Leading It
Leverage the skills and knowledge earned in the military to lead advances for the public good here at home.
Whether you are an active-duty personnel or a veteran, the UNC School of Government recognizes that your service with the U.S. armed forces demonstrates a dedication to the American people and embodies discipline, resolve, and pragmatism in the face of exacting challenges–attributes necessary to successfully lead an organization committed to the public good.
MPA@UNC allows you to apply your military experience to earning a Master of Public Administration from the UNC School of Government, a national leader in public management education, while eliminating the need to relocate to North Carolina. By leveraging the latest advancements in online technology, MPA@UNC offers you the knowledge and skills required to hold leadership positions in state, local, and federal governments, as well as nonprofit organizations. Get the renowned education delivered in UNC’s top-ranked on-campus MPA, with instruction from the same expert UNC School of Government faculty, and an identical MPA degree. MPA@UNC makes it possible.
A platform that brings the best of the on-campus experience to online learning
MPA@UNC’s dynamic learning management system, 2SG, harnesses intuitive online technologies that make learning both academically and socially interactive. In 2SG, you will do the following:
- Attend live weekly online class sessions that are delivered face-to-face by UNC School of Government faculty in groups no larger than 15 students
- Review full recordings of these class sessions at your convenience, while working on assignments or studying for exams
- Have 24/7 access to self-paced multimedia coursework produced by UNC School of Government faculty to prepare MPA@UNC students for in-class discussions, interaction, and learning
- Consult with your professors face-to-face during office hours via live sessions online or at your convenience through discussion boards
- Study and socialize with your classmates through a specially designed MPA@UNC social network of familiar profiles, wall posts, groups, and clubs
MPA@UNC: Committed to Serving You
MPA@UNC is dedicated to helping active-duty servicemembers and veterans alike bring their knowledge of and commitment to public service to the next level. A number of veteran and active military personnel have attended the on-campus MPA program and have found it to be a good fit for their goals, whether they planned to remain in the military or enter a related field of service. UNC School of Government faculty are regularly called on to consult with active military units, particularly around the area of civil affairs.
MPA@UNC makes it possible for you to earn your Master of Public Administration degree from a top-ranked school, regardless of where you reside and without the need to relocate or disrupt your current lifestyle.
For more information, visit MPA@UNC’s Veteran Benefits.
If you are ready to continue your service to your country while advancing your career and becoming a public service leader, MPA@UNC offers you the ideal platform to pursue your goals. Learn more about MPA@UNC today: Click here.