Graduation and Employment Rates

MPA Graduation and Employment Rates

 

Graduation Rates

As part of our accreditation with the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the MPA program maintains statistics on student graduation and employment rates. The table below shows student progress toward graduation relative to a two-year expected degree program length. These rates track the performance of students who entered the program five years ago. 

 

Students Initially Enrolled

Students graduated within 2 years

Students graduated within 3 years

Students graduated within 4 years

Total Students Graduated and Persisting to Graduation

Total number of students entering the 2014-2015 cohort

36

15

29

31

31

 

Employment Rates

The most recent employment statistics reflect the number of students who were employed in the profession within 6 months of graduation. Employment is broken out by employment sector. 

Recent (2019-20) Graduate Employment by Sector

Employment Sector

 

Graduates employed in sector
(within 6 months of graduation)  

National or central government in the same country as the program

0

State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program

3

City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program

2

Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental

0

Nonprofit domestic-oriented

5

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

0

Private Sector - Research/Consulting

2

Private Sector but not research/consulting

2

Obtaining further education

2

Military Service

0

Unemployment (not seeking employment)

1

Unemployment (seeking employment)

0

Status Unknown

0

Total 

17


MPA:HA Graduation and Employment Rates

 

Graduation Rates

As part of our accreditation with the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the MPA:HA program maintains statistics on student graduation and employment rates. The table below shows student progress toward graduation relative to a two-year expected degree length. These rates track the performance of students who entered the program five years ago.

 

Students initially Enrolled

Students graduated within 2 years

Students graduated within 3 years

Students graduated within 4 years

Total Students Graduated and Persisting to Graduation

Total number of students entering the 2014-2015 cohort

7

5

7

7

7

 

Employment Rates

The most recent employment statistics reflect the number of students who were employed in the profession within 6 months of graduation. Employment is broken out by employment sector with footnotes clarifying health sector employers.

Recent (2019-2020) Graduate Employment by Sector

Employment Sector

 

Graduates employed in sector
(within 6 months of graduation)  

National or central government in the same country as the programi

0

State, provincial or regional government in the same country as the program

0

City, County, or other local government in the same country as the program ii

0

Government not in the same country as the program (all levels) or international quasi-governmental

0

Nonprofit domestic-oriented iii

3

Nonprofit/NGOs internationally-oriented

0

Private Sector - Research/Consulting

0

Private Sector but not research/consultingiv

3

Obtaining further education

0

Military Service

0

Unemployment (not seeking employment)

0

Unemployment (seeking employment)

0

Status Unknown

3

Total 

9

Table Notes:

i. Includes large federal government, e.g. VA
ii. Includes local government county health department and local health special districts
iii. Includes large nonprofit hospitals and health care systems
iv. Includes for-profit hospitals/health care systems/clinic settings