Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the flagship degree program of the institute. University of the Punjab was the first to launch MPA degree in Pakistan in the year 1962. The Institute of Administrative Sciences has revamped and upgraded this program. The upgraded program is specifically designed as a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge which equips students with the nuanced skills and perspectives to pursue public interest. The upgraded MPA program counts as 18 years of education and hence is equivalent to MS/MPhil degree. Moreover, the upgraded MPA degree is in line with the HEC's road map for management education.
|Honors/ Awards/ Medals|
The first position holder of MPA degree program is/are awarded with three gold medals: Punjab University Gold Medal, Shaikh Laique Ali Gold Medal and Mirza Book Agency Gold Medal.
|Further Education & Career Prospects|
MPA is a professional postgraduate degree which is designed to produce future managers and leaders of government, civil society, third sector and market organizations. MPA graduates are well accepted in the market and are also eligible for admission to the PhD program of IAS.