Government needs leaders, today more than ever.  Ethical, organized, creative thinkers go far whether they’re a city planner, county administrator, state bureau director, or member of the U.S. Cabinet.  If serving humanity and doing public good through government employment is your goal, then UWG’s NASPAA Accredited Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) degree is for you. 

What can you do with a UWG MPA? 

  • Administrative Analyst
  • Finance and Budget Manager
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Personnel Officer
  • Office/Department Manager
  • City Manager
  • Urban Planner Director
  • Volunteer Services Manager
  • Researcher
  • Community Organization Director
  • Community Relations Advisor
  • Teacher
  • Economic Development Director
  • Director of a Nonprofit Organization
  • Assistant City Manager
  • Director of Ethics
  • Program coordinator
  • Policy analyst
  • County administrator
  • Grant writer
  • Occupational safety coordinator
  • Government relations
  • Lobbyist
  • Legislative staffer
  • Information specialist
  • Correctional facility manager
  • Park manager
  • Emergency services administrator

For students seeking jobs, these resources provide great opportunities:

Government Job Listings

  • America's Job Bank
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • US Office of Personnel Management - USAJOBS
  • American Federal Jobs Digest
  • Government Jobs listing
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation jobs
  • U.S. Federal Agencies
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Nonprofit Job Listings

  • Foundation Center Online Job Center