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Carolina's MPA program is ranked fifth nationally in the specialty area of city management by US News & World Report.

Our graduates attain leadership positions in every level of government and in organizations that support the public interest. Historically, 65 percent of students have job placements at the time of graduation; 100 percent have jobs six months later.

The program’s rigorous courses instill the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to lead, including core classes on the theory and practice of public management. 

Faculty members are experts in their fields, published in academic journals, authors of textbooks used in other MPA programs, and public professionals.

Carolina MPA attracts students who are looking to become public service leaders—strong administrators and inspirational collaborators who care about making a difference in the communities where they work and live.

Career Success

Career Success

75%



of students received a new job, promotion or salary increase.

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Posted: Thursday, 05/25/17

“We decided we wanted to do something significant in our lives in gratitude for what the University has meant to us and our children,” said Richard Vinroot of the $1 million pledge he and his wife, Judy Vinroot, made in 2009 to the School of Government.

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Posted: Thursday, 05/25/17

Faculty member Charles A. Szypszak is teaching two courses at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) Faculty of Law and Administration in Poznań, Poland, from May 22 to June 10. One course, for law students, is Learning Law Through Analytical Dialog. It will enable students to enhance their analytical thinking and expression through legal analysis and engaged dialog.

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