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

Battle Creek appointments are handled through the Kendall Center at (269) 965-5380.

  • Dr. Robert Peters:  Tuesdays from 4 to 5:45 p.m. by appointment only
  • Dr. Matthew Mingus:  Mondays form 3 to 5:30 p.m. by appointment only

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

  • Dr. Robert Peters:  Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. by appointment only

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

  • Dr. Barbara Liggett:  Wednesdays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m by appointment only
  • Dr. Matthew Mingus:  Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. by appointment only
  • Dr. Udaya Wagle:  Tuesdays from 10 a.m to Noon and 2 to 5 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.