SPEA MPA Graduation Rates
Graduated within 2 years
Graduated within 3 years
Graduated within 4 years
Total Students Graduated and Persisting to
Total Number of Students in the ARY-5 Cohort (2015-2016 Academic Year)
Annual Report Year (ARY): 2021-2022
*Data represents student who initially enrolled in the MPA program during academic year 2016-2017.
Minimal full-time graduate student is 12 credits per semester or 24 credits per academic year. The MPA program is comprised of 36 credit hours making it a 2-year (three semester) program.
SPEA MPA Employment Rates Post Graduation:
SPEA surveys graduates of the program annually to see where they are attaining employment upon completion of their MPA program. Students are surveyed from the recent graduates within six months of program completion. The following are the compilation of the employment statistics for the 2021-2022 academic year.
MPA Graduate Employment Rates for AY 2020-2021
# of Students
National of central government in the same country as the program
State, provincial or regional government in the same country as program
City, County, or other local government in the same county as the program
Government not in same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi government
Private Sector but not research consulting
Obtaining further education
Unemployed (not seeking employment)
Unemployed (seeking employment)
*Data represents students who graduated during AY 2021-2022