Henry W. Bloch
School of Management

Public Affairs

Whether in government, health care or the nonprofit sector, public administration is one of the highest callings that any student can pursue. Congratulations on exploring a career of service and significance. Whether you’re the midcareer adult looking for a career change or a new graduate who’s ready for the next stage in professional development, UMKC’s Department of Public Affairs has the program and faculty to help you.

Our programs have been accredited by NASPAA since 1980 (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration).

*The GRE is no longer required for those who hold a 3.2 or better undergraduate GPA.

Department Chair

Susan Opp

Schutte Endowed Chair, Department of Public Affairs

Kristina S. Shultz

Sr. Office Support Assistant

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AACSB Accredited NASPAA Accredited - The commission on peer review and accredidatation