With a Master of Public Administration, you will have flexibility in prospective employment and possess concrete professional skills that will benefit your career.
MPA graduates can be found in a variety of career fields and policy areas. Whether you currently work in the field or wish to have a new career in public service, the MPA program is an ideal way for you to strengthen your skills, confidence and credentials.
The online MPA degree program provides you with the skills necessary to meet the challenges of today's administrative positions. UND's MPA program will help you to:
understand the public policy-making process
use critical thinking and analysis to aid in decision-making
communicate at high levels in written and oral correspondence
develop qualities and characteristics necessary to assume positions of leadership
understand and adapt to changing political, economic and social environments
understand the importance of integrity and dedication in carrying out the public trust
The Health Administration Track is designed to prepare individuals with diverse backgrounds already in the health care industry or those wishing to enter the fast growing and rapidly changing health care profession.
The majority of health care executives and administrators work in:
nursing / residential care facilities
Most of the remainder work in:
home health care services
federal government health care facilities
outpatient care centers
community care facilities for the elderly
UND Career Services
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