Skip to main content


Read what graduates of the MPPA program, working in local government are saying:

“There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t recall or rely on the information I learned in at least one of the courses I took as part of the MPPA program.” 
- Nathan Schauf, City Administrator, City of Owensville, Mo.

“Issues in Urban Management provides local government management students with insight and knowledge that cannot be obtained in a traditional classroom environment. Topics addressed in this course are useful to anyone wanting a career in public service and the networks created with practitioners can make the difference in a job search. If you plan on going into local government, you should make every effort to take this course.”
- David Gipson, Assistant City Administrator, City of Wentzville, Mo.