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Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration degree leads to careers in public service. As the only internationally accredited MPA program in West Virginia, this degree prepares graduates to develop and implement public policies and programs for government and nonprofit agencies.  

WVU MPA Mission:  We prepare recent college graduates and new professionals to make a difference through careers in public service in a wide array of settings.

The MPA program offers:

Learn more about what the WVU MPA faculty and students have achieved.

The MPA can be tailored to meet students’ professional interests through areas of emphasis, dual degree options and elective courses. 

For more information check out the Graduate Catalog