Message to Prospective Students from MPA Faculty

Welcome to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program. We are glad that you are interested in our program that prepares individuals for leadership and management positions in government agencies and nonprofit organizations. This program is for those who are interested in serving their communities, those who want to give back and become a part of the larger effort to help others live better lives.

The MPA at Kennesaw State University is a professional degree program for those seeking careers in public service. Students will be prepared for opportunities and responsibilities as professionals working in the public sector. We emphasize high ethical standards, socialization to the work environment of the public sector, respect for diverse and inclusive points of view, and the understanding that public service management is a noble, life-long career choice.

Faculty and staff act in accordance with the highest standards of excellence in course delivery, remain current with developments in the profession, and pursue rigorous research. They model and expect from students high standards of personal integrity and responsibility and strive to maintain the Program’s welcoming, respectful, and collegial atmosphere.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about how the MPA Program can foster your continued success.