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Full time Masters students

  • can complete the program in two years

  • evening courses

  • full-time tuition (link)

  • allows students time to explore passions

  • able to tailor coursework, concentration and internship to personal goals

  • able to work part-time or in a flexible full-time position

  • requires enough time and energy to complete 4 semesters of full-load of coursework

Part-time Masters students

  • Take less than 9 credits per semester, which extends time to degree

  • evening courses

  • pay per-credit hour tuition 

  • complete at your own pace (take 1-2 courses per semester as your schedule allows)

  • Able to balance with work, personal commitments

  • Potential to waive internship requirement for relevant work experience

  • If a UK Employee, can use Employee tuition benefit 

Part time MPA course sequence

Fall 1: PA 621, PA 651, PA 691 (7 hours)

Spring 1: PA 622, PA 652

Fall 2: PA 602, PA 631 (or 691)

Spring 2: 2 electives

Fall 3: PA 623, PA 642 (6 hours)

Spring 3: PA 681, elective (6 hours)

Contact Graduate Student Affairs

Graduate Student Affairs Office

Suzy Wampler, Staff

Suzy Wampler Student Affairs Officer

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Meet Suzy Wampler
Location Detail
407 Patterson Office Tower

Director of Graduate Studies, MPA and MPP

Bill Hoyt

William Hoyt Director of Graduate Studies, MPA and MPP programs, Bryan Endowed Chair of Public Finance

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Meet Dr. William Hoyt
Location Detail
477 Patterson Office Tower