Careers of MPA Graduates

EMU MPA Alumni Overview

Want to know where our alumni live, what they do, where they work, and what job responsibilities they have? Explore our alumni overview [PDF].

Alumni Testimonials

Read about the impact the MPA degree has had on our alumni.

NASPAA Resources

Learn more about pursuing a public service degree and view employment data from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration website.

Employment sector of 2018-19 graduates six months after graduating

  • 31% Private Sector - Not Research/Consulting (5 graduates)
  • 25% Nonprofit domestic-oriented (4 graduates)
  • 13% State, provincial or regional government (2 graduates)
  • 13% Unemployed (seeking employment) (2 graduates)
  • 6% City, County, or other local government (1 graduate)
  • 6% Military Service (1 graduate)
  • 6% Status Unknown (1 graduate)

None of the 16 2018-19 graduates reported working for the federal government, international government, internationally oriented nonprofits, private sector (research or consulting), obtaining further education, or being unemployed (not seeking employment).

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