University of New Mexico

School of Public Administration

Public Administration


Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.P.A. degree prepares men and women interested in public service and third sector careers for professional and management policy positions at all levels of government. Persons already employed or preparing to enter public service are encouraged to apply for admission. The interdisciplinary nature of the program is designed to utilize faculty resources in departments relevant to public administration and to offer students a wide choice in their professional preparation.

Dual Degrees: Students may earn the dual degree in approximately two-thirds of the time it would normally take to earn both degrees separately
M.C.R.P. and M.P.A. Degree Program. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) dual degree addresses the needs of students who desire public, private or non-profit careers in leadership positions requiring professional skill in community and regional planning and public administration.

J.D. and M.P.A. Degree Program In this program a student can earn degrees in law and public administration in three to four years. The student pursues


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999