College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > School of Public Service > Graduate Programs
The world’s problems are complex and now, more than ever, we need individuals who are bold enough to want to solve these issues. We are always innovating to meet the needs of our students. Evening classes are offered at the Loop Campus, while online degree options are available for certain graduate programs. Opportunities for
study abroad courses are offered to enrich our graduate programs.
Designed for government professionals or individuals wanting to transition into government careers. The MPA program equips students with broad public administration knowledge in government--local, federal and international.
Designed for students looking to gain the skills, experience and analytical tools to shape policies that influence our local , regional and national agendas. Using an applied, hands-on approach, the MPP program focuses on: policy design, implementation and analysis, law and public policy, advocacy and lobbying, and economic foundations in public service.
Designed to teach broad-based management skills that lead to careers across many sectors, including nonprofit, governmental agencies, higher education and health care. Students in the MPS program have the opportunity to explore leadership, governance, strategic planning, budgeting, finance and much more.
Designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the nonprofit sector. The MNM program builds competencies in leadership, management, ethics, and advocacy, reflecting the areas of study important to today's nonprofit professional.
Designed for students interested in the field of international development and global humanitarian affairs. The IPS program provides the essential competencies and skills for managing international projects and leading international nongovernmental organizations.