Public Administration

51 Years of Educating Leaders in Public Service


A Panel Discussion on the Relationship between WI Local, State & Federal Governments

UWO MPA graduate and Mayor of Watertown, WI, Emily McFarland, will be a panelist at the Dec. 7th WisPolitics Luncheon Panel Discussion on the Relationship between WI Local, State...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Good morning MPA students, On behalf of the MPA program I would like to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful you are part of our program, and for all you do, and...

Recent Faculty Presentations

Associate professor Michael Ford presented "The Rural Nonprofit Sector in Wisconsin: Moving Towards Collective Impact" at the annual ARNOVA nonprofit research conference on...

Thinking about getting an MPA at UW Oshkosh? Connect with us!

The 100% Online Master of Public Administration (MPA) has been offered at UW Oshkosh since 2017 Spring semester. Our first cohort of students graduated from it in 2019 Spring...

Upcoming Whitburn Center Event

There is an upcoming Whitburn Center event on the Wisconsin state budget featuring the former Wisconsin Governor:

Congratulations to Our MPA Alum on the New Job!

Congratulations to our MPA alum, Reggie Parson, who was just named Deputy Director of Maine's Paid Family and Medical Leave Program!

An MPA Alum Presentation

Be sure to join our MPA alum, and Whitburn Fellow, Lynnsey Erickson, for the Center for Civic and Community Engagement Fireside Chat series on Wednesday, November 15, 5:00 pm, in...

Important Spring 2024 Enrollment Updates

 Dear Students, A few updates about 2024 Spring semester: Please check the 2024 Spring semester schedule. If you are not seeing all the classes when you search them in Titan Web,...

Happy Veterans Day!

Dear students, I wanted to send a quick happy Veteran’s Day message to all of you. As Dr. Filipova, who started our program’s tradition of thanking our student and alumni...

MPA student hired as a Joint Municipal Administrator for the Village and Town of Fredonia, WI

  Christophe Jenkins just took on a new role as the Joint Municipal Administrator for the Village and Town of Fredonia, WI and will be their first administrator navigating them...

Important MPA Program Updates

  Dear students, We voted unanimously to adopt these changes to align our student needs. All of these changes will begin in Spring 2023. We will be offering all classes (with the...

Samantha Larson has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant.

  Samantha Larson, Jennifer Christus (Chemistry), and Alicia Johnson (Academic Support for Inclusive Excellence) have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation...

Dr. Filipova is on Sabbatical during 2023 Spring Semester

Dr. Anna Filipova is studying advance practice nurse utilization under temporary full practice authority and the influence of community-based and practice-related factors on...


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