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Pre-M.P.A.

The Pre-M.P.A. application requires the following:

Pre-M.P.A. students are allowed to complete the following M.P.A. core courses:

  • MPA 215: Changing Environment & Management of Public & Nonprofit Organizations
  • MPA 226: Public Policy Decision Making & Analysis
  • MPA 221: Public Organizations & Leadership

If you choose to apply for the M.P.A. program, you’ll need to complete the full admission requirements. If you are admitted into the M.P.A., all successfully completed Pre-M.P.A. courses will transfer to your program.    

Learn more about the Drake Master of Public Administration program. Plan to attend an information sessiondiscuss your educational goals with CBPA staff, or apply now.

CBPA News
July 8, 2018
Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54, died on July 8. Governor Ray proudly served as Iowa’s 38th governor and, later in his career, as the 11th president of Drake University, from April 1998 to May 1999.