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 MPA Spring Admitted Students Day

On-Demand Recorded Sessions

Access the Recorded Sessions from
Cornell University's MPA
Spring Admitted Students Day!

You have a valuable opportunity at your fingertips — we hope you will take advantage of it as you consider getting an MPA at Cornell University!

By viewing these recorded sessions, you will have the chance to explore Cornell University's Master of Public Administration program.

We answer important questions, such as:

  • Is an MPA worth it?
  • What is the value of an Ivy League MPA program?
  • Why get an MPA in a post-pandemic world?
  • Where do Cornell MPA students complete internships?

*Haven't been admitted to Cornell's. MPA program yet? You can still explore the recorded sessions!

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MPA Spring Admitted Students Day Schedule

A final schedule, welcome video, resource folder, and list of Zoom webinar links will be sent to participants closer to the event.


Time Event

9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

The CIPA Experience: Life as a CIPA Fellow and Alumni/Panel Discussion

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Q&A With CIPA’s Executive Director

After the panel, Professor O’Toole will stay to answer prospective student questions.

10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Admissions Q&A

Participants will have the opportunity to meet in small groups with a CIPA Admissions Staff Members

11:25 a.m - 12:40 p.m.


Class Visit:
PADM 5114 Systems Leadership

This course provides MPA students with a graduate-level overview of key principles and techniques in applying systems thinking to organizational leadership, change and design in public and nonprofit contexts.

2:30 p.m. -  3:15 p.m.

Professional Development and Career Management Panel

  • Consulting Course & Policy Competitions

  • Off-Campus Study Programs

  • Certificate Programs

  • CIPA Capstone

  • Career Development

2021-Career Report Cover

Cornell University’s 2021-22 MPA Career Report

With this MPA Report, we showcase Cornell University’s respected Master of Public Administration degree, our high-achieving community of alumni, and in turn, invite you to explore how exactly you define career success.

Download the Report

Have Questions for Us?

Can't make this event but want to learn more about Cornell University's Master of Public Administration program? Click the link below to request more information and to connect with an admissions professional from the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs!

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