Building a network of public administrators across Alaska and the Yukon Territory.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) School of Management is committed to practitioner-oriented instruction, flexible and convenient e-Learning, and offering courses relevant to students in Alaska and the Yukon Territory.
In the MPA program you have the opportunity to:
Learn from home. The UAS Master of Public Administration allows you access to a quality Master’s program without leaving your community.
Engage with a community of public administrators across Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Through the stable and supportive e-Learning environment, MPA students build relationships with peers and faculty lasting far beyond the semester and graduation.
Change your job advancement possibilities. A Master of Public Administration degree prepares individuals with the professional skills desired in the public and non-profit sector.
The School of Management business programs have been approved for candidacy status with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Business Administration department maintains current membership with the ACBSP. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP’s mission statement is “ACBSP promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world.” The ACBSP accreditation standards are modeled on the Baldrige National Quality Program and its Criteria for Educational Performance Excellence.
The School of Management at the University of Alaska Southeast is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.