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Prospective Students

The World Needs You. You Need Carolina MPA.

There is a great need in the field of public service for individuals who will take on leadership roles, find innovative as well as pragmatic solutions, and inspire others to create lasting and positive change. When you graduate with a Master of Public Administration, you will be prepared to make a difference in your community and beyond.

If you are eager to tackle the challenges that will define our communities and our world going forward, join us at Carolina MPA.

Preparing LEADERS who THINK strategically, ACT with integrity, and SERVE with commitment.

  • Pick your location

    On-Campus:UNC-Chapel Hill

    • Class projects + group work + social activities = lifelong friendships
    • Focus on current and emerging issues in the public sector
    • Educational and cultural opportunities, student organizations, and intramural sports
    • Small class size (25 students)

    MPA@UNC: Wherever you are

    • Live, face-to-face online classes and online faculty office hours
    • Multimedia lectures with a variety of scheduling options (via laptop or mobile device)
    • Collaboration via an interactive online community and social networking tools
    • Small class size (15)