Career Statistics

MPP, MURP, MDP, MS–STEP Graduates, 2016

(Most recent data available; due to rounding, percentages may not always add up to 100%)

112 graduates, 102 reported (91%)
Known employed: 88 (96%)
Continuing for further degree: 8 (7%)
Actively job seeking: 4 (4%)

Government employment (all levels): 48% 
Nonprofit sector employment: 22% 
Private sector employment: 17%
Academic staff in colleges and universities: 8%

Employment Patterns by Degree

Master of Public Policy (MPP): 72 graduates, 64 reported (89%) 
Known employed: 56 (95%)
Continuing for further degree: 5 (7%)
Actively job seeking: 3 (5%)

Government employment: 39% 
Nonprofit employment: 30%
Private sector employment: 20%
Academic staff: 11%

Master of Science in Science, Technology, & Environmental Policy (MS–STEP):
6 graduates, 6 reported (100%)

Known employed: 5 (84%)
Actively job seeking: 1

Government employment: 60%
Private sector employment: 20%
Academic staff: 20% 

Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP): 25 graduates, 24 reported (96%) 
Known employed: 20 (80%)
Continuing to further degree: 2
Not seeking employment: 2

Government employment: 35% 
Nonprofit employment: 20%
Private sector employment: 45%

Master of Development Practice (MDP): 9 graduates, 8 reported (89%) 
Known employed: 7 (88%)
Continuing for further degree: 1

Government employment: 71% 
Nonprofit employment: 29%

Master of Public Affairs (MPA) (mid-career) 2016 Graduates

26 graduates, 24 reported (92%)
Known employed: 23 (96%)
Actively job seeking: 1 

Government employment: 48% 
Nonprofit employment: 22%
Private sector employment: 17%
Academic staff: 13%

Office of Career & Professional Development

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

612-624-8162