The Master of Public Administration program is a two-year graduate degree program offered on the campus of Kentucky State University. We prepare individuals for management and leadership careers in public service. The program advances knowledge, research and practice of public administration through a solid foundation of core coursework in public administration and society, information science, fiscal resources management, and quantitative analysis. Students also develop specialized expertise in at least one concentration area: Human Resource Management (HRM), Non-profit Management (NP), International Development (ID), and Management Information Systems (MIS).The MPA program places a strong emphasis on research and practice of public policy  that provides relevant experience for our students to develop the skill set needed to be successful in the real-world. Our graduates go on to have fulfilling careers working for a wide range of governmental, nonprofit, and even private sector organizations.

Employment Rates for MPA Students Who Graduated During AY 2017-2018

U.S. federal government 2
State government 6
Nonprofit 4
Private sector 1
Status Unknown 2
Total # Students Graduated in 2017-2018 15




Graduation Rates:

AY 2013-2014
# Students Graduated within 2 years AY 2014-2015
# Students Graduated within 4 years AY Fall 2016-Spr 2017
Total Graduation Rate (%) 
Total Number of Students Initially Enrolled in program during the 2013-2014 Academic Year193652.6%