Western Michigan University's School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) MPA program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The School also offers a PhD in Public Administration, graduate certificates in Nonprofit Leadership and Administration and Health Care Administration, and an undergraduate minor in Nonprofit Leadership. The Nonprofit Leadership programs provide for affiliation with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (formerly American Humanics).
During the past 40 years, the SPAA has graduated more than 2,600 women and men who hold leadership positions in federal, state, and local governments, health care and social services organizations, nonprofit agencies, and academic institutions.
Most courses are offered once per week from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with selected courses offered on Saturdays or online. Courses through the School of Public Affairs and Administration are available at the Kalamazoo campus, and the Lansing and Battle Creek regional locations of Western Michigan University.
Spring 2014 Tentative Course Schedule available for viewing. Click here
MPA Multi-Year Course Plan available for viewing. Click here
Upcoming MPA and Graduate Certificate Advising:
For advising call (269) 965-5380 to make an appointment.
For advising call (269) 387-8930 to make an appointment.
Advising date with Dr. Beeson from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on December 10. Call (517) 483-9728 to make an appointment.
2013 MPA Internship:
Call (269) 387-8930 to make an Internship Advising appointment with Dr. Liggett.
Upcoming PhD Advisng with Dr. Liggett:
Call (269) 387-8930 to make an Advising appointment .