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Master of Public Administration

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Creating Effective Local Leadership

Learn to lead by gaining the intellectual and practical skills needed for the effective governance and management of local governments and communities.  Delivered in partnership with communities in Idaho and Washington, you will gain real life experience through unique internship opportunities. 

Fast Facts

  • Research Opportunities
  • Close student/faculty interaction
  • Ability to develop expertise in International Relations and American political theory
  • Wide range of faculty expertise


  • Federal government positions
  • Election campaigns
  • Legislative staffers
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign services
Salary $40,000 - $50,000
Degree Roadmap

Candidates must fulfill the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and of the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs Research.

Degree Prep

Undergraduate degree. Applicants must also submit three letters of recommendation and a 300-500 word statement of purpose directly to the Department of Political Science. Graduate Record Examinations(GRE).


Some teaching assistantships are available.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.