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Master of Public Administration

Program Details

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is intended for individuals who are interested in a rigorous curriculum related to leadership in public service. The program highlights innovation and public service values.


  • A bachelor's degree
  • A recommended grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • A purpose statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • An oral interview with the M.P.A. admissions committee

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)