What can I do with a PPA degree?
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
News and Events
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.
OCTOBER 26, 2016 | 6 PM | 403 JC PENNEY CONFERENCE CENTER
We invite you to join our free information session on October 26 at 6 p.m. in Room 403 JC Penney Conference Center. You'll learn what it takes to earn your MPPA and take the next steps in your career. And, we'll kick off the program with former St. Louis mayor Vince Schoemehl as he shares his vision for the revitalization of St. Louis and the region. Register online to join us.
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.