Due to concerns over COVID-19, UMass Boston is currently operating online only. Many answers about the campus's response to the coronavirus can be found in our special coronavirus web section.
At this time, applications for all graduate programs and courses are being accepted as usual. If in-person activities need to be adapted to remote learning, you will be notified. We encourage you to Request Info for email notifications as the situation evolves.
UMass Boston's MPA program imparts the skills and insight you need to effectively lead and manage public programs. We teach the essentials in budgeting and finance, economics, ethics, organizational behavior, politics, and statistics. Graduates go on to become leaders in government, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
U.S. News & World Report ranks our MPA program as #72 in the nation. We maintain strict NASPAA accreditation, and we also offer a specialized Gender, Leadership, & Public Policy Track of the MPA program.
MPA Student Outcome Data - Employment and Completion Rate