2020 - 2021 Graduate Bulletin

Programs

Political Science

Contact Information

Address: 200A Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-2019
Fax: 906-227-1819
Web Address: www.nmu.edu/mpa
Department Head: Carter Wilson
Professor: Brian Cherry

Higher Education and Student Affairs

Admissions Requirements- The applicant must meet all University requirements and have an overall undergraduate grade point average(GPA) of 3.0 on a four-point scale for regular admissions. Applicants with a GPA between 2.75 and 2.99 may be conditionally admitted. Applicants with a 3.0 GPA in their last 60 undergraduate credits and appropriate work experience may also be conditionally admitted. Conditionally admitted students must complete 12 credits with no grade below a 3.0.  The decision to admit an applicant to the HESA program is based on a balanced review of the application package as submitted by the prospective student.

To be considered for admission, applicants must submit the following:

Official transcripts of all previous college work.

A written statement describing how your experience in work and other settings and your choice of graduate study in Higher Education and Student Affairs will lead to achieving your career goals. (1000-word maximum length)

Minimum of two letters of recommendation from academic sources and/or employment supervisors. Please do not provide letters from friends, co-workers, or family.

Master of Public Administration

Admissions Requirements- The applicant must meet all University requirements and have an overall undergraduate grade point average(GPA) of 3.0 on a four-point scale for regular admissions. Applicants with a GPA between 2.75 and 2.99 may be conditionally admitted. Applicants with a 3.0 GPA in their last 60 undergraduate credits and appropriate work experience may also be conditionally admitted. Conditionally admitted students must complete 12 credits with no grade below a 3.0.  The decision to admit an applicant to the MPA program is based on a balanced review of the application package as submitted by the prospective student.

To be considered for admission, applicants must submit the following:

Official transcripts of all previous college work.

A written statement describing how your experience in work and other settings and your choice of graduate study in Public Administration will lead to achieving your career goals. (1000-word maximum length)

Minimum of two letters of recommendation from academic sources and/or employment supervisors. Please do not provide letters from friends, co-workers, or family.

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