Career Statistics

MPP, MURP, MDP, MS–STEP 2015 Graduates

118 graduates, 106 reported (90%)
Known employed: 100 (94%)
Continuing for further degree: 3 (3%)
Actively job seeking: 3 (3%)

Government employment (all levels): 35% 
Nonprofits: 33% 
Private sector: 24%
Academic staff in colleges and universities: 8%

Employment Patterns by Degree

MPP: 68 graduates, 60 reported (88%)
Known employed: 56 (93%)
Continuing for further degree: 1 (2%)
Actively job seeking: 3 (5%)

Government employment: 41% (federal = 35%, state = 26%, local = 39%)
Nonprofit employment: 27%
Private sector employment: 21%
Academic staff: 11%

MS–STEP: 9 graduates, 9 reported (100%)
Known employed: 7 (78%)
Continuing for further degree: 2 (22%)

Nonprofit employment: 71%
Private sector employment: 29% 

MURP: 31 graduates, 27 reported (87%) 
Known employed: 27 (100%)

Government employment: 40% (local = 100%)
Nonprofit employment: 30%
Private sector employment: 30%

MDP: 10 graduates, 10 reported (100%) 
Known employed: 10 (100%)

Government employment: 10% (federal = 100%)
Nonprofit employment: 50%
Private sector employment: 20%
Academic staff: 20%

MPA (Mid-Career) 2015 Graduates

40 graduates, 32 reported (80%)
Known employed: 31 (97%)
Actively job seeking: 1 (3%)

Government employment: 19% (federal = 33%, state = 33%, local = 33%)
Nonprofit employment: 36%
Private sector employment: 29%
Academic staff: 16%

Office of Career & Professional Development

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
280 Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-624-3800