Welcome from the Director
Welcome to the Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration—we are glad that you
have chosen to learn more about us! Our community of scholars and students is engaged
in cutting edge research on policy issues important to Memphis, the State of Tennessee
and globally. We pride ourselves in being a place where students can learn in an environment
which fosters civic engagement, public virtue and responsible stewardship.
The Division offers the Master of Public Administration degree (Accredited by the
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration), undergraduate minors
in Public Administration or Nonprofit Management, and Graduate Certificates in Philanthropy
and Nonprofit Leadership or Local Government Management.
All of our academic programs offer a balance of rigorous theory and real-world application
designed to prepare our students for successful careers in the public or nonprofit
sectors. I invite you to browse through our website and explore how our programs can
help you to reach your career goals.
We look forward to working with you!
Michael Howell-Moroney, Ph.D.