Graduate - Public Administration
The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs is a creative, interdisciplinary grouping of programs in the social sciences and professional arenas that provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for success in public service.
The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as No. 44 of graduate public affairs programs across the country.
Spring Application Deadlines:
Master of Public Administration - 01 October 2018
- VCU student from day one
L. DOUGLAS WILDER SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
- Public Administration, Master of
About the MPA program
The M.P.A. program at the Wilder School equips students with skills in public management and policy analysis. Our graduates pursue careers at nonprofits and federal, state and local governments, as well as for-profit organizations that cooperate with the public sector.