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Quick Facts

  • 63 - Number of undergraduates who earned a degree 2015-16
  • 56 - Number of M.P.A. graduates in 2015-16
  • 57 - Number of M.N.M. graduates in 2015-16
  • 5 - Number of M.S.-URP graduates in 2015-16
  • 17 - National ranking of the M.N.M. program by U.S. News and World Report
  • 63 - National ranking of the M.P.A. program by U.S. News and World Report
  • 13 - Number of M.R.A. graduates in 2015-16
  • 193 - Total number of degrees awarded by SPA in 2015-16

Mailing Address

School of Public Administration
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida

4364 Scorpius Street
Orlando, FL 32816-1395

Phone: 407-823-2604
Fax: 407-823-5651

Job Opportunities

The Town of Oakland, Florida is looking for a Planning and Zoning Technician  If you are interested in this amazing opportunity send your resume directly to Tonna Duvall at or call her at 407-656-1117 extension 2102.

 The City of Winter Garden is hiring a Planning Intern, looking for someone who can dedicate approximately 24 hours a week.  If you are interested in this position, please email Jessica Frye, Planner at the City of Winter Garden: 

 Osceola County Planning Intern: Application window closes:05/05/2016

  Central Florida Regional Planning Council (CFRPC) is  looking to fill a full-time Planner  in their Bartow, Florida office.

 Sarasota County Government is seeking applicants for a Neighborhood Planner (Planner I)

This link will take you to the job description:

Application window closes: 05/06/2016

The City of Tamarac currently has an open Management Intern position available for an MPA graduate or a student in his/her last semester.  It is a one-year, full-time, paid internship and the City Manager's Office.  The full job announcement is posted on the city's website:


Florida Planning and Zoning Association (FPZA) Scholarship:

FPZA is offering a super star student an opportunity to earn free conference admission to the 2016 FPZA State Conference being held in Jacksonville.

 The Student Scholarship Award recipients will receive a free conference registration and two nights hotel stay for the FPZA State Conference being held June 1-3, 2016,at the downtown Omni Hotel in Jacksonville. Recipients are expected to attend conference sessions and events, and also provide some volunteer conference assistance. The awards will be presented at a luncheon to be held on June 3rd. 

Submittals must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than May 9, 2016

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— Mary Ann Feldheim,  Ph.D., Associate Professor
"The University of Central Florida was a valuable preparation for both graduate school and for the world of work within the field of public affairs."
— Ben Hagen,  B.S. in public administration, '10; Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project
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