SIPA 15th Anniversary Achievements: MPA Education

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MPA Program in Numbers

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University offers one of the 1st MPA degrees in China. Up to now, more than 3600 people have graduated with MPA degrees, among which dozens have taken important leadership positions. Many MPA graduates have become the backbone of governments at all levels and public administration departments. A number of MPA graduates have made remarkable achievements and contributions in fields such as urban and social governance, public services, innovation and entrepreneurship, public safety and people's livelihood.
  • Seven theses have been selected as "Best MPA Papers in China", ranking the 1st among domestic universities.
  • Number of cases selected into the national case library of public administration ranked the 4th in China, and SJTU MPA program took the lead in planning and publishing China Public Governance Practice Cases and other MPA excellent case series of books.
  • Brand Building and Model Construction of MPA Education in Shanghai Jiao Tong University was awarded the Second Prize of Shanghai Teaching Achievement Award.
  • In 2018, SIPA’s MPA program was rated as A Class in the First National Professional Degree Evaluation.


Strong research fields of SJTU MPA Program

  • Government administration
  • Public organization management
  • Public policy
  • Urban governance
  • National affairs & International organizations


Quality Assurance System of SJTU MPA Program

The MPA education in Shanghai Jiao Tong University is committed to training first-class public management talents with strong faculty team, quality curriculum system, broad social network, colorful team-building activities and experienced management system.


Student Training

The MPA program of Shanghai Jiao Tong University has developed close cooperative relations with Harvard University, University of Southern California, University of Michigan, Syracuse University and Monash University for many years, providing MPA students with rich overseas broadening opportunities.

Academic Exchanges with MPA faculty and students of overseas universities.


Colorful Student Activities

Team building and class coherence constitutes an important part of SJTU’s MPA education. Various academic activities, outdoor exercises and team building activities are organized to strengthen interaction and understanding among students.

Powerful alumni network

School of International and Public Affairs of Shanghai Jiao Tong University set up the Research and Development Liaison Office to facilitate the communication with alumni by carrying out various kinds of activities.

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