Department of Public Administration and Policy

Our department is the first of its kind in Montana. Centrally located within the Alexander Blewett III School of Law, our mission is to provide an innovative public service education for pre-career and in-career public and nonprofit administration students. We offer a variety of programs available online, in-person and via robot. Click Here to Apply

Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

The University of Monana's MPA progam is the only accredited program in the state. This program's curriculum is flexible and designed for pre-career and mid-career professionals interested in public and nonprofit careers.
Graduate Certificate in Public Administration

Graduate Certificate in Public Administration

Jump-start your public service career with a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration.
Undergraduate nonprofit minor

Undergraduate Nonprofit Minor

The Nonprofit Administration Minor is a stand-alone, multi-disciplinary program open to students from any major.

NAASPA Accreditation

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The MPA program is accredited by Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NAASPA), which is the global standard in public service education. It is the membership and accreditation organization of graduate education programs in public policy, public affairs, public administration, and public and nonprofit management. Its nearly 300 members — located across the U.S. and in 14 countries around the globe — award MPA, MPP, MPAff and similar degrees.