Career and Academic Opportunities

Students who complete the BS in Mathematics with the MPA will be poised to excel in administrative positions in government, the non-profit sector, educational services, and health care. With a strong foundation in quantitative reasoning and mathematical modeling and the professional preparation of the MPA program, students will be prepared for a variety of careers, especially those that involve data analysis and creative problem solving. These may include Public Policy Analyst, Urban (or Rural) Development Analyst, Fundraising Administration, or leadership positions in Governmental and Non-governmental Organizations and Non-Profits.

Salary and Career Information

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Admission Requirements

Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • 3.25 KSU GPA
  • 60 hours toward the bachelor's degree
  • 30 hours at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • PAD 6200 to count for Related Studies
  • PAD 6250 to count for Related Studies
  • PAD 6300 to count for Related Studies
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Department / College
Mathematics / College of Science and Mathematics
Science Building, Room 205B

Advising Contact
David Marsh, Academic Advisor

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Public Administration

Department / College
School of Government and International Affairs / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 5032

Advising Contact
Maureen Wilson, Advisor