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MPA Student Handbook

This document outlines the MPA Program at UVM, the advisor-advisee relationship, funding questions, the MPA curriculum, timelines for completion for those writing a thesis, and MPA beyond the curriculum. Download here.

MPA's Newsletter- Beyond the Green

Have an idea for this semester's edition? Suggest ideas or volunteer to work on an article.
Read the MPA newsletter online. >>


Read course descriptions in the instructor's own words and access course syllabi.
Browse MPA courses and schedules. >>

Review the MPA Requirements

Your advisor is the best source for guidance on what courses to take when, which electives to select and where to do an internship. This page contains the basic information on requirements and details about the comprehensive exam.
Review the MPA degree requirements. >>

Graduate Assistantships

MPA students at UVM have the opportunity to apply or be nominated for assistantships and fellowships with research centers that partner with CDAE and the MPA program.More on assistantships and fellowships. >>


The internship experience is a key opportunity to put into practice the concepts and theories of public administration. It is critical in gaining experience, building credentials and networking for future professional opportunities.
Internship opportunities and information. >>

Jobs and Career Resources

The MPA program is regularly contacted by employers who seek out MPA recipients. These and other useful career links are available to current MPA students and recent alumni.
Access MPA career resources. >>

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