Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Whether you are seeking employment in the private sector, with an agency or with a federal, state or local government, Troy University’s Master of Public Administration excels in training public leaders and provides an excellent foundation for a career or advancement in public service.
While many students pursue the MPA to enhance their opportunities for promotion and advancement within their current organization, graduates of the program regularly find jobs such as policy analysts, program managers, grant writers, researchers, budget analysts, healthcare administrators, personnel specialists and law enforcement administrators. Combined with previous experience, the MPA degree equips graduates to rise to upper-level, supervisory and administrative positions within governmental or nonprofit organizations.
TROY’s MPA program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration, which indicates the program has met a set of rigorous standards, has been reviewed by a team of experts and has been judged to be a high-quality program. An MPA degree from TROY ensures prospective employers that graduates have been equipped with the skills necessary to advance their organization.
A versatile degree program, the MPA is conveniently offered at the Troy Campus and the University’s Atlanta site for those who prefer an in-class education or online through eTROY for those who prefer a more flexible learning schedule. The degree, which requires 12 courses (nine core courses and three concentration courses), can be completed in as little as 15 months. In addition to convenient options, the MPA program was ranked by GetEducated.com as a quality program at an affordable price.
TROY’s MPA program strives to develop student skills and abilities to meet the ever-changing environment of the government and nonprofit sectors. The program will assist students in developing an understanding of context and sound judgment; a sense of mission and ethics; problem-solving skills; the flexibility and adaptability to tackle a variety of issues and challenges; management abilities; an understanding of politics and government; and, a motivation to serve.
Taught by faculty recognized within the University and within the field for their leadership and expertise, MPA students will be well prepared for success in the professional world – a fact that is not lost on the graduates or potential employers.