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A Student Story: Julie Curry, MPA

EKU Online MPA Graduate Julie Curry

“EKU offered the MPA program completely online. This was my only opportunity to complete the program, as a working mother,” said EKU Online MPA program graduate Julie Curry.

Kentucky Higher Education Investment, Or Lack Thereof

By: Dr. Darrin Wilson

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a new biennium budget!  After months of negotiation, public relations efforts, and even protests, our legislature and Governor were able to agree on a two-year budget deal for the state. 

EKU Among Most Affordable Online Master’s Degree Programs in Public Administration

Most Affordable Online Programs Grad School Hub

The EKU Online MPA is one of the most affordable online master’s degree programs in public administration according to Grad School Hub. Eastern Kentucky University is ranked #16 out of 84 schools for 2016.

EKU Online welcomes Darrin Wilson, Ph.D.

Darrin Wilson, Ph.D.

Dr. Darrin Wilson comes to EKU from Florida Atlantic University, but EKU is really home to him.  Originally from Laurel County, Dr. Wilson joins the department to teach community development and public finance –topics near to his heart and home here in Eastern Kentucky.

EKU Online MPA professor highlights the importance of leadership succession planning in local government

The looming retirement crisis facing local governments is the subject of a recently published article by Dr. LeAnn Beaty, director of the Masters of Public Administration program at EKU.

What does the MPA mean to you?

Written by Dr. William Hatcher

MPA vs MBA

Written by Dr. LeAnn Beaty
MPA Director/Associate Professor