Advising

Newly admitted students in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University need to see an advisor before starting a program.

Undergraduate Non profit minor

Undergraduate students should contact Janice Maatman.

Master of Public Administration

 

Lansing appointments are handled through the Lansing Community College University Center at (517) 483-9728.

  • Dr. Robert Peters:  Wednesdays  from 2:00 to 5:45 p.m. by appointment only
  • Dr. Matthew Mingus Mondays in Lansing from 3:00- 5:00 p.m.

Kalamazoo appointments are handled through the School of Public Affairs and Administration at (269) 387-8930.

  • Dr. Matthew Mingus:  Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. by appointment only
  • Dr. Udaya Wagle:  Wednesday from 10 a.m to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. by appointment only

If you foresee the need for a leave of absence, to extend your time to complete the degree, or to discuss strategies for success, please see an advisor. Graduate coursework coupled with a full-time job can be difficult.

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral students should contact Dr. Matthew Mingus.