Inside Look

Do I need an MBA? Maybe not.

When we think about building a career in business, we typically think about earning an MBA. The master of business administration degree is often thought of as the traditional credential for those in management positions. In reality, there are several graduate degrees that can lead to management roles in business.

Underscoring the Ethics of Dissent

By: LeAnn Beaty, Ph.D., MPA director and associate professor  

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.