ISU MPA: Preparing Students for a Public Service Career
Dean Kandi Turley Ames talks with Dr. Mark McBeth, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, and alumna Whitney Fenwick about the Master of Public Administration degree option.
Dr. McBeth shares his background with the political science program and as director of the MPA. Whitney Fenwick, ‘21 ISU MPA alumna, joins the discussion to share her experience as a graduate of the program. Guests discuss how the MPA experience can help people in diverse fields seeking to increase their knowledge and skills in the public sector, where some of the numerous alumni have gone since graduation, and the accessibility and depth and breadth of the opportunities provided by career-focused training in the program.
“Being a faculty member is an opportunity to be a student
for the rest of your life.” -Mark McBeth
Dr. Mark McBeth, Chair of Political Science Department, Director of the MPA Program, and Professor of Political Science
Whitney Fenwick, ‘21 MPA alumna, Legal Programs Manager in the Office of General Counsel at ISU