Prof. Jonathan West, PhD

The Opportunities You Want

University of Miami’s online MPA program will help prepare you to capitalize on the current public sector job growth trends and become a leader in public service through a variety of different courses and specialties. Demand for qualified public service professionals is expected to increase. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that occupations in public administration are expected to grow 22% by 2020. UOnline’s online MPA program will help prepare you to capitalize on the current public sector job growth trends and become a leader in public service through a variety of different courses and specialties. UM alumni currently occupy leadership positions in government, business and nonprofit organizations including:
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Toppel Career Center

Toppel develops career-related skills by providing high-quality resources, services, programming and events that will prepare you for a lifetime of career success.

Toppel Career Center

Career Support for the University of Miami’s Online Students

University of Miami online students receive access to the same career resources as on-campus students. That includes the University of Miami's centralized career center serving undergraduate and graduate students and alumni.


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Advice for Incoming Students from University of Miami Alumni

New students asked questions ranging from the UOnline experience to tips for time management. Let’s recap the best pieces of advice our alumni had to offer.


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Advantages of Working in the Public Sector

For those passionate about affecting social change and bettering the lives of struggling families and individuals, the decision to pursue a master’s in public administration can be among the most rewarding of their lives.


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*MPA statistics are reported from Bureau of Labor Statistics Finance