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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When are courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program held?

    Seated courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program typically meet on Wednesday nights from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM and 7:30 PM-9:30 PM. We also offer online courses and independent/directed studies.

  2. Where are courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program held?

    Seated courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program meet at the Duncan School of Law in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. The Duncan School of Law is located at 601 W Summit Hill Drive SW, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902.



  3. How do I apply to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Lincoln Memorial University?

    To apply to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Lincoln Memorial University, please visit https://applynow.lmunet.edu/. Use the code "MPAWEBPAGE" to waive the $50 application fee.

  4. What are the deadlines for program applications?

    While there are no set deadlines for program applications to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Lincoln Memorial University, the Graduate School Selection Committee would prefer that applications be submitted a minimum of three to four weeks before the start of a new semester.

  5. Do I need to pass the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program?

    No, the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Lincoln Memorial University does not currently require that you take the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the program.

  6. Are letters of recommendation required for admission into the MPA program?

    Yes, the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program requires applicants to submit a minimum of two letters of recommendation from sources that can speak to your character and work ethic, such as a former undergraduate instructor, an employer, or civic organization representative. In addition to letters of recommendation, an entrance interview may be requested by the graduate school selection committee.

  7. Where should letters of recommendation be sent?

    Letters of recommendation should be sent to Hesper Capps, the Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail (hesper.capps@LMUnet.edu) or by mail to our Harrogate campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Hesper Capps, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.

  8. Where should undergraduate transcripts be sent?

    Undergraduate transcripts should be sent to Hesper Capps, the Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail (hesper.capps@LMUnet.edu) or by mail to our Harrogate campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Hesper Capps, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.

 

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