Master of Public Administration and Policy Resources
As one of the nation’s top-ranked schools for public affairs, American University – in the heart of Washington, DC – offers an online Master of Public Administration and Policy program that allows students to sharpen their skills... Read Full Article
The job outlook for careers in public administration and policy is strong, with higher than average job growth and clearly defined career paths in both government and the nonprofits and private sectors.
If you are planning on getting a master’s in public policy or public administration, and wondering how these degrees may affect your future career, you may be interested in learning more about what American University’s School of... Read Full Article
American University’s School of Public Affairs provides a broad amount of career services for those pursuing a Master of Public Administration and Policy. The advising services, resources and support are offered to students as they... Read Full Article
If you’re a numbers and budgeting person, you may be interested in the annual financial report from the U.S. Treasury Department. It’s the official source regarding the country’s money. The graphic below highlights how the United... Read Full Article
Seth Gershenson, Assistant Professor and course developer for Public Managerial Economics in American University's online Master of Public Administration and Policy, recently shared his thoughts on the importance of studying and... Read Full Article
Public policy shapes the lives of citizens in ways that most people never think of. One nation’s policy might grant suffrage to one population, while another country’s policy destroys an entire group of people. The more ethnically... Read Full Article
Employers expect graduates of public administration and public policy programs to have the right combination of experience and skills. With in-depth study in policy analysis and public management, including its legal, logistical,... Read Full Article
When you begin to search for public administration jobs after graduation, you may be surprised to find that less than half of graduates with a master of public administration and public policy end up working for the government.