Career and Academic Opportunities

In addition to careers which are typical for graduates holding an MPA: Urban Planner, Human Resources Management, Federal Compliance Officer, Insurance Benefits Compliance, Administrative Services Manager, or Emergency Management  students with the combined IA degree and MPA might expect to pursue careers in managing NGOs (such as the Peace Corps), the US State Department, or International Non-profit organizations, management/administrator in humanities related organizations and other public service related fields. The combined degrees are excellent background for those intending to pursue a degree in law.


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Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • 3.25 KSU GPA
  • 30 hours in residence 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. 

Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs

Department / College
School of Government and International Affairs / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 5050

Advising Contact
John Moran, Program Coordinator
jmoran@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6452

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
mwils152@kennesaw.edu
470-578-7869