Master of Public Administration
Research, Teaching and Funding Opportunities
- The Peace Corps Fellows Program: The Peace Corps Fellows Program at the University of Vermont offers Returned Peace Corps Volunteers financial and institutional support to earn an MS in Community Development and Applied Economics or an MPA.
- Center for Rural Studies: Established in 1978, the Center for Rural Studies promotes the dissemination of information through teaching, consulting, research, and community outreach. CRS contributes to the search for solutions to rural problems and issues.
- UVM Transportation Research Center: The TRC brings together graduate students from all colleges at UVM who study and research the energy and environmental impacts of our transportation systems. TRC offers the TRC Graduate Scholars Program and assistantships.
- Snelling Center for Government: The Snelling Center fosters responsible and ethical civic leadership, encourage public service by private citizens, and promote informed citizen participation in shaping public policy in Vermont.
- Jeffords Center for Policy Research: The mission of the Jeffords Center is to provide the analysis and information required to promote effective policy decisions in education, the environment, health care, and effective government that are signatures of excellence at the University of Vermont. It will analyze and inform the development of educational systems and public policies that will positively impact the lives of our children & youth.
The Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) is the department in which the MPA program exists, is partnered with various institutes and centers at the University of Vermont and beyond. These partnerships expand the opportunities to MPA students, offering additional financial support, internship support, or academic/collegial resources.
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