Dr. Sara Rinfret and studentThe Department of Public Administration and Policy is the trailhead for public service. In the spirit of the Baucus Institute in which our department is housed, we are committed to serving the people of this state and country across all our programs.

You have the option to learning in person, online or remotely via robot, making earning your MPA degree, joint degrees, 4+1, undergraduate minor or certificate in undergraduate administration or graduate-level certificates easier than ever.

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Our programs include: