CLAREMONT, California, Dec 1 2020 / PRNewswire / – Claremont Lincoln University (CLU), a non-profit online university offering masters degrees through Socially Conscious Education®, is launching a new Master in Public Administration (MPA) program. The program builds on a partnership with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to facilitate leadership in public policy, governance and resource management, with the ultimate goal of achieving equitable and cross-sectoral solutions to complex problems. social problems.
“Our society is facing immense problems which have a huge impact on the quality of life of so many people. There has never been a better time to be an agent of social change,” said Tony Digiovanni, President and CEO of CLU. “We designed our MPA program to teach students how to uncover the models of exclusion that have become US and global politics, discover solutions in a collaborative environment, and lead programs and policy responses for the common good. ”
As with all CLU degrees, the MPA is based on the golden rule and the Claremont core®, which emphasizes mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration and change. This modern and unique approach provides graduates with the advanced knowledge, skills and capabilities to be more effective agents of change in a globalized world.
Thanks to a partnership with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, CLU MPA students will have access to innovative resources to solve pressing problems facing society, as well as a comprehensive immersive experience. Students will have the opportunity to network and learn from experts in land policy and use who design sustainable solutions to the housing crisis, urbanization, municipal health and climate change.
“Lack of access to affordable and stable housing perpetuates generational poverty, especially for communities of color,” said Dr. Audrey jordan, Jerry D. Campbell Professor of Civic Engagement and Faculty Chair of the MPA Program at CLU. “Solutions to pressing global problems like these can begin with all of us, in our own communities. This program will enable students to advance equitable policies, create a place and answer the call for change. “
Graduates with an MPA degree are often looking to advance their careers in many industries, such as immigration, healthcare, nonprofits, and government. They went on to become political advocates, local elected officials and not-for-profit administrators, to name a few. People drawn to the CLU MPA program seek to understand what makes democracy work at the community level and to scale up these models to have global impact. They will come away with the theoretical and practical knowledge of how to approach community development in a deliberate, intentional and persistent manner.
Registration is now open for the program, which begins in January 2021. The program takes place entirely online and can be completed in 12 months. Visit www.clarremontlincoln.edu to find out more and https://www.clarremontlincoln.edu/apply-online/ to apply.
About Claremont Lincoln University
Claremont Lincoln University (CLU) is a non-profit institution offering affordable online masters programs anchored in socially responsible education. CLU’s mission is to equip students with 21st century leadership skills to engage in solutions that improve the world for the benefit of all. CLU is regionally accredited by the highly regarded Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), which ensures that institutions meet high standards and fulfill their missions in the service of their students and the public good. The master’s programs at CLU focus on civic engagement, ethics, health administration, Higher Education, human ressources, organizational leadership, management, professional studies, public administration, social impact, sustainability leadership and Technology management.
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