Western Kentucky University

MPA Careers

Careers

The WKU MPA Program is ideal for people who want to shape the future - both for themselves and their communities. It provides the knowledge and skills which are necessary in order to pursue a career in a variety of local, state, federal, and non-profit organizations.

 

WKU Recent and Past MPA Grads are Working as:

 

* Director/Manager for non-profit agency

* County Judge Executive (CJE's)

* Director of Regional Airport

* Manager of Area Development District

* Public Health Department Manager

* Public school administrator or college president

* National and state campaign manager

 

For a complete list of WKU Recent and Past MPA Employment, click below:

2007 Alumni Careers

2013 Alumni Careers

Post Graduate Employment by Sector

 

 

Possible careers include:

 

* Personnel Management Specialist

* City Manager

* Public Information Officer

* Program Analyst

* Investigator

* Labor Relations Manager

* Parole Agent

* Field Examiner

* Regional Administrator

* Executive Director

* Administrative Technician

* Consultant

 

Professional Organizations

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Kentucky Political Science Association (KPSA)

 Last Modified 1/30/14