UNC Charlotte Center City Campus

Prospective Students



     Welcome to the Gerald G. Fox MPA Program  at UNC Charlotte.  I am proud and honored to 
 be part of an outstanding nationally accredited  graduate professional degree program that  prepares students for exciting and challenging  careers in the government and nonprofit  sectors.  There is a reason we have been  recognized as the second best best value MPA  program in the entire country:  talented faculty  who value high quality teaching, research and  community outreach, staff who are committed to  supporting our students, and a community  of practitioners at every organizational level (many of who are proud alumni) who work closely with the program to provide students with internships, fellowships, and professional networking opportunities so critical to placing our  students in quality jobs upon graduation.

    We offer a top notch education in core management and leadership competencies, but also concentrated areas of study in urban management & policy, nonprofit management, emergency management, public budgeting & finance, and arts administration.

     I invite you to review our website as a first step in appreciating all that our program offers, but don't hesitate to contact me directly for a personal conversation.  We can also set up phone or personal interviews with faculty, students or alumni, and a tour of our beautiful main campus as well as our dynamic City Center building in the heart of the dynamic city of Charlotte where a number of our MPA evening classes are taught.

     I hope you will consider joining our diverse student body of 100+ students and 600+ alumni who are dedicated to improving the quality of life of our communities, whether that be at the local, state or national level!


Dr. Tom Barth
MPA Director


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