This program provides quality graduate professional education for individuals associated with public and nonprofit sectors by integrating teaching, research and service a
The Troy University Master of Public Administration (MPA) program provides quality graduate professional education for individuals associated with public and nonprofit sectors by integrating teaching, research and service activities.
The MPA program educates students in public administration, developing and enhancing professional competency and leadership by
encouraging students to develop sound intellectual foundations; enabling students to build skill competency required for success in administrative, managerial, analytical, and leadership roles;
fostering an understanding of values and ethics emphasizing diversity and democratic principles;
promoting the professional development of students;
facilitating an appreciation for interdisciplinary approaches and cooperative relationships; and
requiring research and service activities that apply public administration knowledge.
The Master of Public Administration is a professional degree program that attracts those planning leadership or managerial careers in federal, state, or local government,
The graduate programs offered at Andrew Jackson University are designed for college graduates who currently hold or aspire to hold mid-level or executive positions. They are people who desire to advance and enrich their non-academic careers by a deeper and more thorough professional preparation in their chosen fields.
The master's degrees offered at Andrew Jackson University provide students with a thorough knowledge of a particular field and a mastery of the methods of productive scholarship. To help achieve the University Mission and Purpose, degree programs focus on the following criteria:
Each degree program first teaches students how to learn effectively and integrate knowledge so they can more effectively begin their studies. This process helps promote self-discipline, self-appraisal, and self-reliance.
Each degree program is administered by a faculty instructional team who will guide, teach, and motivate students. The increased confidence and greater sense of self-esteem students enjoy are reinforced through this regular interaction.
Each degree program is built around a solid and appropriate curriculum that reflects current knowledge and applications and requires students to develop advanced skills necessary for successful career advancement.
Each degree program promotes scholarship through the study of current texts and higher-level readings. Students will have the opportunity to learn central concepts and then analyze and apply these principles to interesting projects, papers, case studies, and application exercises to practical situations. These real-world applications encourage students to apply what they have learned to support others in the family, employment, and community settings.
Each degree program teaches students to...