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Rutgers Executive MPA Program accepting applications for Fall 2020

Author(s): CELG Staff

Public and nonprofit managers seeking to expand their career options are invited to join an information session to learn more about the Rutgers-Camden Executive MPA program.   With classes held on Saturday mornings in West Windsor the Rutgers Executive MPA program is offered by the Rutgers-Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration.  Register to learn more.

The EMPA program is designed to prepare working professionals for advanced career opportunities in municipal, county, state and federal government, as well as nonprofit organization leadership.

For those who cannot attend the information session, requests for more information can be be directed to Dr. Angie McGuire, Program Director by email: angie.mcguire@rutgers.edu.   

The Rutgers-Camden Executive MPA program is taught in hybrid format with both classroom-based and online instruction. All face-to-face classes meet on the MCCC campus in West Windsor on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon.

The 30-credit program is designed for mid- to upper-level managers in the public and nonprofit sectors with five or more years of administrative or managerial experience. Degree requirements can be completed in two years with one-week summer residencies. Up to twelve credits will be awarded for professional experience.

Students are admitted as a cohort with enrollment limited to 20. The cohort model provides a supportive environment that encourages learning and collaboration. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2020 cohort. Learn more by visiting empa.rutgers.edu.

The curriculum is designed to develop and enhance students’ leadership, organizational, policy and public management skills. Course areas include leadership and communication, policy analysis, human resource and financial management, ethics, and organizational behavior, among others.