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The MPA program at MSU is fortunate to have some of the best students from across the State of Kentucky and beyond.

Our students come from undergraduate institutions such as:

University of Kentucky Transylvania University Centre College
Morehead State University Berea College Lindsey Wilson
Union College University of Louisville Eastern Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University Murray State University Asbury College
Georgetown College Campbellsville Union College
Pikeville College The University of Florida The Citadel
Marshall University Villanova Washington University of St. Louis
Florida State University    

Our students come from undergraduate majors such as:

Political Science Sociology Psychology
Philosophy History English
Economics Business Administration Accounting
Communications Diversity Studies Paralegal Studies
Math Fine Arts Arts Administration
Sports Management Criminology International Affairs
Corporate Communication Finance

Currently, the program has 38 students who are actively enrolled either full-time or part-time. In addition, the program is pleased to accommodate students who are working toward the degree over a longer period of time as their circumstances allow. The program was established in 2005 and the five-year completion rate of its first cohort of full-time students is 100%, with an overall completion rate of 38% for the program’s first cohort. The most recent completion rate for full-time students is 71% (graduating in two years) and for part-time students is 67% (graduating in three years).