Master of Public Administration | INCAE Business School

This dual degree is available to INCAE MBA Global Perspective participants. For young people who want to lead and find solutions in public administration, INCAE offers a dual degree alliance with The Ford School at the University of Michigan. INCAE @ MICHIGAN Master of Public Affairs (MPA) is a program of great reputation since it is the leading program specifically focused on the public service within the United States; it is differentiated by its excellent faculty, extensive research in social sciences and quantitative analysis of the current problems of world politics. This MBA + MPA program offered by INCAE and the Ford School will give the participant the multicultural experience to live and study with students from all over Latin America at INCAE first, and then with more than 110 global students at the University of Michigan.

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Professors on program

Classes are in charge of our outstanding faculty, we have one teacher for every four students.


Students have the flexibility to choose between approaches to social policy, international trade, national security, human rights, pure politics and others.

Double Degree Programs

The University of Michigan is home to large number of students from the best universities around the world.

Student Experiences

In addition to offering multiculturalism of this school, students lead organizations that are an integral part of the community.

Career Services

Prepares students to face problems in the workplace, as well as realistic ways to solve them.


As a graduate of The Ford School, you will develop a powerful and growing network of professional contacts in the public service.

Cost and Financial Aid

INCAE granted a limited number of scholarships, which cover part of the program in Costa Rica. In addition to this Michigan offers other types of financial aid for which the student must apply.

INCAE Business School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Master degrees. University of Michigan is not accredited by SACS Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of INCAE Business School does not extend to or include University of Michigan or its students. Further, although INCAE Business School agrees to accept certain course work from University of Michigan to be applied toward an award from INCAE Business School, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from INCAE Business School. The decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.