Master of Public Administration | INCAE Business School

This double degree is available to participants of INCAE's Global Perspective MBA. For young people who wish to lead and find solutions in the area of ​​public policy, INCAE offers its dual degree alliance with The Ford School @ Michigan. INCAE @ MICHIGAN Master of Public Affairs (MPA) is a program of great renown given that it is the first program specifically focused on public service within the United States, distinguished by its excellent faculty, extensive research in the social sciences and quantitative analysis of the current problems in world politics. This MBA + MPA program offered by INCAE and the Ford School will give you a multicultural experience by living and studying with students from all over Latin America at INCAE first, and then with more than 110 students worldwide at the University of Michigan. .

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The 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

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

Student experiences

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

Career Information

It prepares its students to face problems in the world of work, as well as the realistic ways to solve them.


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

Cost and Financing

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

INCAE Business School is accredited by the University Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in awarding Master's degrees. University of Michigan is not accredited by the SACS Commission on Universities and INCAE Business School's accreditation does not extend or include the University of Michigan or its students. In addition, although INCAE Business School agrees to accept certain University of Michigan coursework to be applied within INCAE Business School, these coursework cannot be accepted by other transfer colleges or universities, including if it appears in a transcript of INCAE Business School. The decision to accept course work on transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.