EMU MPA: By the Numbers

Fall 2020

  • 37 students were enrolled in the MPA program.
  • 16 new students started the MPA program.
  • 57% were part-time students; 43% were full-time students.
  • Undergraduate Institution: 57% EMU, 5% Michigan State, 5% University of Michigan Dearborn, 32% Other

2019-20 Academic Year

  • 19 new students started the program.
  • 5 faculty members, 1 full-time lecturer, and 2 part-time lecturers taught in the program.
  • 5 graduate assistants worked in the Political Science Department.
  • 23 MPA degrees were conferred.

Graduation Rate for the 2014-15 Admission Cohort

In the 2014-15 admission cohort, 18 students initially enrolled, and a total of 11 students graduated.

  • 3 students graduated within 2 years (17%)
  • 7 students graduated within 3 years (39%)
  • 9 students graduated within 4 years (50%)
  • 11 students graduated within 5 years (61%)

Student data are cumulative, meaning that the number shown in “Graduated within 3 years” includes students who completed within 2 years plus those who graduated within 3 years. Similarly, the number shown in “Graduated within 4 years” includes students who completed within 2 years, within 3 years, and within 4 years. The number shown in “Graduated within 5 years” includes students who completed within 2 years, within 3 years, within 4 years, and within 5 years.

Employment Sector of MPA Graduates

To learn more about where our alumni work after graduation, please visit our Careers of MPA Graduates page.