The online Executive MPA program welcomes students with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and professional accomplishments. Our students are mid-career professionals who come from both public- and private-sector careers with a common goal: to use their leadership position to drive change in their communities. Hear directly from our students and gain a firsthand look at the online Executive MPA program.
National Nonprofit Leader
Executive Director, Invest in Girls Inc.
Having just become an executive director of a nonprofit when she started the program, Betsy Kelder was looking to gain more expertise regarding the public sector. Find out what she cherished most about her time in the program.
Director, Georgia, Leadership for Educational Equity
Jonathan Leon had spent his entire career in the public sector dealing with education, nonprofit, and education policy work when he joined our Orange family. After spending nine years in the field advancing into leadership roles, he pursued an Executive MPA degree.
Co-Owner, Principal, and Former Senior Vice President, Public Sector Consultants
While working as a senior vice president of a public policy research and consulting firm, Rachel Kuntzsch was looking to enhance her knowledge and expertise to grow in her role as well as support her staff. See what skills she applied to help her staff.
With more than 30 years of experience and a master’s in city and regional planning, Dennis Vicchiarelli chose the online Executive MPA program to complement his public service background. Find out how Dennis plans to use his education to improve leadership at his organization.