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Bowling Green St. University — Political Science

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Political Science
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Admissions Deadlines:

March 1

Admissions Cycle:


Program Start:
Program Founded:
January, 2013


Coverdell fellows are eligible for full tuition remission and a 10 hour per week assistantship. 


The mission of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program at Bowling Green State University is to educate students, preparing them to assume leadership roles in public service.  The program aims to provide the public and nonprofit sectors with talented and rigorously-trained graduates equipped to address problems and challenges now and in the years ahead.  It strives to promote intellectual development, scholarship, leadership, ethics and training in basic and applied research relevant to the public and nonprofit sectors at various levels. The program trains students in the theory, methods, and practice of public administration through a combination of coursework, research, and experiential learning via public service, structured internships and client-based projects. The program serves its students, BGSU, the state of Ohio, the US, and the international community by promoting innovative and effective solutions in the public and nonprofit sectors.



GRE or GMAT scores

Three letters of reference

A 250-500 word essay explaining way you are interested in the MPA

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Russell W. Mills
Assistant Professor

Political Science
124 Williams Hall
Bowling Green , Ohio 43403

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