(May 10, 2013) -- The UTSA Department of Public Administration in the College of Policy will host an open house and roundtable event for participants interested in obtaining a master's degree in public administration from UTSA. The open house will be 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 14 in the Meeting Assembly Room (1.338) and lobby in the Buena Vista Street Building on the UTSA Downtown Campus.
Participants speak with faculty, alumni and current students about the benefits of and requirements for obtaining a UTSA master's degree in public administration. Several faculty members including the department chair will move from table to table to chat with participants. Representatives from the UTSA Graduate School, UTSA Financial Aid and Enrollment Services and UTSA Career Center also will be on hand to assist participants.
"The M.P.A. program's mission is to foster a commitment to responsible leadership and ethical public service in our students," said Christopher Reddick, associate professor and chair of the Department of Public Administration. "Our program's diverse graduates represent a wide range of professional and community backgrounds and serve the public on the local, regional and national levels. We want to target students who have a passion for public service."
The Master of Public Administration degree program serves more than 160 enrolled students annually. It is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
The application deadline for the fall 2013 semester is July 1. For more information, contact Karen Metz at 210-458-2533.
Learn more at the UTSA Master of Public Administration website.
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