The National Online MPA-Inspector General Program is a new academic program targeted to in-service officials and pre-service students seeking career advancement in the field of inspection and oversight. Inspection and oversight is a growing area of public service, as reflected in the numbers of employees, in Federal state and local governments, agencies such as Inspectors General, Comptrollers, Auditors, legislative oversight committees and related governmental units.
The Master of Public Administration Inspector General Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is unique among MPA and Public Policy programs. It concentrates on the assessment and oversight of performance and integrity in public and independent agencies.
This program is being developed in conjunction with the Association of Inspectors General, which is the leading national professional organization associated with the inspection and oversight field.