Career Opportunities

Graduates of the MPA Program at Savannah State University are employed in an impressive variety of settings in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. In a recent survey of alumni, students say the MPA degree from Savannah State University definitely helped them get their "big break" and 99 percent would recommend the program to a friend or family member. Jobs held by program alumni include:

  • City Manager
  • City Planner
  • Director of Administrative Services  
  • Director of Finance 
  • Director of Human Resources (city)
  • Director of Human Resources (university)
  • Director of Training and Development 
  • Executive Director 
  • GIS Coordinator
  • Neighborhood Planner
  • Operations Manager
  • Sanitation Director

MPA graduates are enrolled in Ph.D. programs at Northeastern, Texas Southern, Florida State University, and The Fielding Institute.