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Master of Public Policy Administration
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Pi Alpha Alpha
Robert J. Baer Endowed Fellowship in Public Policy Administration
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Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program
Local Government Partnership
Focus on Public Policy & Administration
Policy and Program Evaluation
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Faculty and Staff
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Chancellor's Certificate in Planning & Zoning
Fundamentals of Economic Development
Take your career to the next level with a Master of Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
DECEMBER 6, 2016 | 6 PM | 402 JC PENNEY CONFERENCE CENTER
We invite you to join us for the second in our speaker series. Joe Reagan, the President and CEO of the St. Louis Regional Chamber, will speak on December 6 at 6 p.m. in Room 402 JC Penney Conference Center. Speakers in the series discuss their visions for rejuvenating the St. Louis area. In addition, after the presentation, we'll also have a brief information session, where you'll learn what it takes to earn your MPPA and take the next steps in your career. Register online to join us on December 6!
On March 22, 2017, Pat Kelly, Executive Director, Municipal League of Metro St. Louis, will share her thoughts on revitalizing the region. Check back soon for registration information!
Coming in April, 2017, the final session of the season will feature Paul Evensen, Social Innovation District, and Nicole Hudson, Executive Director, Forward Through Ferguson will speak. Check back for times and dates!
An MPPA from UMSL can help you change your community and the world by teaching you the skills needed to become an effective leader in the government and nonprofit sectors. Our graduates are city administrators, community development specialists, directors of nonprofits and much, much more.
As an NASPAA-accredited program, UMSL's MPPA is ranked in the top third of graduate public affairs programs by US News and World Report and is the highest ranked in St. Louis. The MPPA is a 40-credit-hour program led by 16 core faculty and adjunct instructors who are committed to your success. To fit your busy schedule, our courses are generally held in the evening or on the weekends and our program offers competitive tuition rates, internships and financial aid.
At UMSL, you can have it all. Our beautiful 470-acre campus in suburban St. Louis is an ideal setting for the region’s largest public research university. Our diverse student body has access to world-class researchers and scholars, top-ranked degree programs, and sought-after internship and experiential learning opportunities. It’s no wonder over 95,000 alumni chose UMSL for their degree. Our graduates can be found in all 50 states and 63 countries. But their greatest impact is felt right here in St. Louis where they drive the region’s economic and social well-being.