MPA Outcomes

 

Five-Year MPA Cohort Graduation Rates

Academic Year

Initially Enrolled

100%

Graduation rate

(5 Semesters or 2.5 years)

150%

Graduation rate

(8 Semesters or 4 years)

200%

Graduation rate

(10 Semesters or 5 years) 

2014-2015

10

30%

80%

100%

2015-2016

10

30%

70%

100%

2016-2017

18

22%

89%

100%

2017-2018

16

19%

(Available 2021)

(Available 2022)

Academic Year

Initially Enrolled

100%

Graduation rate

(4 Semesters or 2 years)

150%

Graduation rate

(6 Semesters or 3 years)

200%

Graduation rate

(8 Semesters or 4 years) 

2018-2019

13

(Available 2020)

(Available 2021)

(Available 2022)

2019-2020

12

(Available 2021)

(Available 2022)

(Available 2023)

*Curriculum revision reduced credit hours from 42 to 36 (effective Fall 2018).

Source: Clark Atlanta University, Office of Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research Trend Books, 2014 – 2019.

 

Five-Year MPA Trends

Academic Year

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

Total  Enrolled

46

43

52

43

 

Total Graduates

11

18

17

19

21

Public Sector Employment

38%

28%

36%

23%

 

Private Sector Employment

25%

50%

36%

37%

 

Nonprofit Sector Employment

38%

17%

0%

5%

 

Continuation of Education

0%

6%

18%

16%

 

Other (Entrepreneur, Contractor)

0%

11%

5%

11%

 

Sources: Clark Atlanta University, Public Administration Department’s MPA Cohort Data, 2014 – 2019, and Clark Atlanta University Office of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research.