Structuring, Integrating and Innovating: The Training Mode of Master of Public Administration (MPA)—Based on the Example of Chongqing

Zuojun WANG, Mingxuan TIAN


Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a specialized degree especially for governments and non-governmental public sectors to train high-level, high quality, professional public administration talents. This paper analyses the background of the training mode of MPA and determines the implication and consisting factors, and concludes the current situation of the training mode of MPA. Through the SWOT analysis of samples in universities in Chongqing, it confirms the major factors and interaction pattern and constructs the SPAC systematic framework. Then it analysis the systematic mode and dynamic innovation of MPA and verifies the feasibility of them based on the example of Southwest University.


MPA; Training Mode; Structure of Mode; Systematic Integration; Dynamic Innovation

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