Clemson University

College of Business and Behavioral Science

Public Administration


Strom Thurmond Institute

Clemson, SC 29634

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Public Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MPA Degree Program trains qualified students for careers in governmental services and related areas and enhances the background and skills of those already in the workforce. The program provides a fundamental grounding in the basic elements of public administration, while permitting sufficient flexibility for students to pursue special interests and skills The Graduate Certificate in Public Administration is an option for those individuals who wish to expand their education beyond the undergraduate level, but do not wish to engage in a full Masters degree program. The graduate certificate can be the first step toward a full Masters degree, as the credits earned are fully transferable.


Clemson is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a category comprising less than 4 percent of all universities in America.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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