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 2020-21 graduates six months after graduating

  • 33% Private Sector - Not Research/Consulting (3 graduates)
  • 22% City, County, or other local government (2 graduates)
  • 22% Nonprofit domestic-oriented (2 graduates)
  • 11% Nonprofit internationally-oriented (1 graduate)
  • 11% Unemployed (not seeking employment) (1 graduate)

None of the 9 2020-21 graduates reported working for the federal government, state or regional government, international government, private sector (research or consulting), obtaining further education, military service, or being unemployed (seeking employment).

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