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● 15:1 Average Student to Faculty Ratio
● 100% job placement within 6 months of graduation
● Over 200 currently enrolled students

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. 

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.

Latest News

Posted: Wednesday, 05/30/18

Faculty member Carl Stenberg testified before a congressional task force on intergovernmental relations on May 17, 2018.

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Posted: Wednesday, 05/30/18

Faculty member Willow S. Jacobson analyzes the development of internal human resources policies in her latest publication, The Development of County HR Policies: The Perspectives of Counties in Two States. Alongside Kristina Lambright of Binghamton University, Jacobson conducted interviews with 40 county HR directors from New York and North Carolina. 

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