Earn Your Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University Michigan-Flint!

This prestigious program is part of the world-renown University of Michigan’s Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies. That means you are getting one of the top educational experiences around as you pursue a higher degree that will catapult your career to the next level.

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Choose Your Area of Focus in the MPA At UM-Flint!

Criminal Justice Administration Concentration
This concentration deals with the complex and numerous tasks facing professionals in the criminal justice system, the concentration includes study of contemporary developments in criminal justice administration, most notably the interdependence between pre-prosecutorial and post-prosecutorial agencies and functions and the close relationship between administration and policy.

General MPA
The MPA general program is designed to provide advanced education in administration for persons employed in the public or nonprofit sectors, as well as for those seeking entry into careers in administration. The program consists of faculty and courses in political science, economics, health care, education, criminal justice, sociology, and psychology.

Health Care Administration Concentration
This concentration provides advanced education in administration and policy analysis primarily to persons employed within the healthcare field. Focusing on contemporary developments in healthcare administration, students learn how to manage the complex tasks and challenges of today’s healthcare system.

Nonprofit Administration and Social Entrepreneurship (MPA)
This concentration is designed to meet the needs of current and future public administrators working in the nonprofit and socially aware for-profit sectors.

Social & Public Policy Concentration
The Social and Public Policy Concentration of the MPA Program is designed to provide students a deep and broad understanding of public policy in a variety of areas.

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