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USF MPA Program Placement Data

MPA Placement Sectors 2009-2012, USF School of Management

The Master of Public Administration program prepares students to succeed in private, public and government sectors.

Each year the USF School of Management surveys MPA graduates to learn about how they use their degree. While the clear majority end up in state, local, and federal governments, a significant constituency places in the nonprofit and public sectors. The chart to the right reflects average placement by sector over four years of MPA program graduates.

The bar charts below reflect the placement profile of each individual class from 2009 to 2012. A sample list of companies is included to show the types of companies and institutions that hire School of Management graduates.

Sector Breakdown by Class:

MPA Placement by Sector, 2009, USF School of ManagementMPA Placement by Sector, 2010, USF School of ManagementMPA Placement by Sector, 2011, USF School of ManagementMPA Placement by Sector, 2012, USF School of Management



Where Our Graduates Work:

Recent graduates and alumni of our MPA program are employed in administrative and management positions at all levels of government, in health service organizations and nonprofit agencies.

State/Local Government

Agricultural Labor Relations Board
California Department of General Services
California Department of Rehabilitation

Federal Government

Social Security Administration
U.S. Department of Justice

Private Enterprise

BTW informing change
Glass, Lewis & Co.
King, Holmes, Paterno & Berliner, LLP
Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein
Olive Grove Consulting
Rocket Fuel Inc.
Take Care Health Systems

Healthcare Organizations

Center for Community Health and Well Being, Inc.
Community Clinic Consortium
Crestwood Psychiatric Health Facility-Sacramento
Santa Clara County Valley Health Plan
Shasta Regional Medical Center
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
The Permanente Medical Group
UCSF Medical Center
UCSF Medical Center

Nonprofit Organizations

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
Institute for Local Government
Operation Access
Reading Partners
Richmond District Neighborhood Center
Tenderloin Housing Clinic
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
Youth Radio

Educational Organizations

Hayward Unified School District
Stanford University
UC Davis Health System