What Sets UM-Flint's Educational Administration (MPA) Program Apart?
The University of Michigan-Flint’s Master of Public Administration program has its own rich legacy bolstered by that of the U-M’s Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies. For those seeking to learn from and alongside the best administrative talent in the country, this is the graduate program for you. Learn more about the Rackham Graduate School here.
To accommodate busy working professionals, UM-Flint’s WebPlus Online/Weekend MPA program provides a flexible, part-time format (over two years, 36 credits) that blends online coursework with monthly classes on the UM-Flint campus the second Saturday of each month.
Educational Administration courses are taught by expert faculty who bring working knowledge and experiences to their instruction. You’ll learn the real-world applications of your classroom lessons from professors who are committed to mentoring and supporting you throughout your educational journey and beyond.
The Educational Administration program’s in-depth curriculum is rigorous, challenging, and well-rounded. Courses develop your broad base of knowledge as well as a specialized understanding that prepare you to succeed as a leader in educational administration. Course and project work provides you with an informed perspective on the range of challenges and responsibilities facing P-12 education today.
You’ll complete the program with a small cohort of 20-30 fellow students who share your passion for educational excellence. This cohort structure enables you to develop a strong support network for personal and professional development.
PATH TO DOCTORATE
The Educational Administration program provides excellent preparation for students who plan to pursue higher degrees, including the Education Specialist and Doctor of Education at UM-Flint.
- Graduates of this program are awarded a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Michigan’s nationally recognized Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
- The MPA in Educational Administration is approved by the Michigan Department of Education for Principal Preparation.
- Upon graduation from the program, students are eligible to apply for the mandatory School Administrator Certificate.