The Public Administration Institute provides an interdepartmental administrative framework for the study of public administration, public management, and public policy at LSU. Academic programs, research activities, and public service endeavors are included in the mission of this institute.
The academic program is the Master of Public Administration. Research activities include organizing major studies of importance to state and local governments. Public service activities include serving on state commissions, providing executive sessions for top state management, and working with state agencies on major issues of importance to the state.
The Public Administration Institute coordinates a dual MPA/JD degree program with the LSU Law Center. See “The Graduate School ” section for more information.