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Public Administration - Roanoke - M.P.A.

Application Deadline

Cohort beginning summer 2015
The program accepts students every 2 years.

All application materials must be received by March 15, in order to ensure review by the program.

Program Begins

The Roanoke MPA program is currently accepting applications. Please contact the program director at for more information.

Degree(s) Offered

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

International Applicants

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Test Requirements


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Required Electronically

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Official GRE or GMAT scores

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Applicants with significant work experience may choose to submit a short professional writing sample

Applicants are expected to complete undergraduate courses in statistics and American Government; missing course work can be completed after application to the program.

All of the above listed requirements can/should be uploaded within the online application, and test scores, if required, should be sent electronically to the Graduate School from the Educational Testing Service.