A cooperative program between UW-Whitewater and UW-Oshkosh enables students in southeastern Wisconsin to take up to 15 credits at UW-Whitewater and have the credits apply toward a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) Degree granted by UW-Oshkosh. The M.P.A. Degree program is designed to enhance the administrative knowledge and skills of those employed in public and not-for-profit agencies. It is a blend of academic and field-related training accessible to professionals who may not be able to come to campus on a regular basis.
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of UW-Oshkosh.
Students should contact the M.P.A. Program Director at UW-Oshkosh at (262) 424-3230 for their current degree requirements as program advising is the responsibility of that institution. However, students participating in the cooperative program will be assigned an adviser at UW-Whitewater to assist them in selecting appropriate UW-Whitewater courses. UW-Whitewater offers a broad range of courses that fulfill the M.P.A. Degree requirements. Most of these courses are offered in the evening both on campus and at the UW-Waukesha County and UW-Rock County Centers. Normally, students will take up to twelve UW-Whitewater credits to fulfill the professional emphasis requirement of the degree. With joint approval and supervision, students also may enroll for their field projects at UW-Whitewater.