Students seeking admission to the Master of Public Administration degree must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution. Students must also apply to NMU’s College of Graduate Studies, as well as to the MPA program. Admissions into Northern’s graduate school does not imply admission into the MPA program. Please see the Graduate Studies Web site for more information. For additional information on the MPA or Certificate program click here.
Departmental admission eligibility:
In-service students with less than a 3.0 GPA may qualify for conditional admission if the departmental admissions committee makes such a recommendation. This recommendation is typically based on relevant work experience or other extenuating circumstances. Pre-service students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for admission.
Starting January 2008, students applying to the MPA program must submit:
Please send all application material to:
College of Graduate Studies and Research
610 Cohodas Hall
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, Michigan 49855