Academics

The School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University offers two graduate programs, two graduate certificates and an undergraduate minor.

Undergraduate program

The goal of nonprofit education programs at WMU is to strengthen the capacity of leaders to carry out the missions of the organizations they serve. This is accomplished through education, community service, and research designed to improve the contribution that public-serving organizations can make to society. Special emphasis is placed on individual and community development as the pivotal function of nonprofit organizations and collaboration as the central mode of public problem solving. 

Graduate programs

Graduate certificates

Master of Public Administration

Doctor of Philosophy in public administration