Who chooses the Career Enhancement Option?
The Career Enhancement Option allows students with any number of years of professional experience to earn their MPA degree on a part-time basis. Students from a wide range of undergraduate backgrounds have found the M.P.A. degree beneficial. Students from political science, business, social work, nursing, accounting, and even music and the fine arts have used the M.P.A. degree to prepare for career advancement or a career change. In addition, evening classes fit well with the work schedules of busy practitioners. Valuable support is readily available from the network of others in their cohort group, as well as from faculty in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy. • Check out some frequently asked questions. • Career Enhancement Option students typically start in the fall, but applications for spring admission are also accepted. • Those interested in beginning early may get a head start by taking a limited number of courses through the University’s Professional and Continuing S