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The #4 ranked Key Executive MPA and Executive Leadership Certificate Programs have transformed good managers into extraordinary leaders since 1975.
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Key students and alumni lead the way in this conversation on leadership excellence across the government, share stories of challenge and truimph as public servants and leaders themselves, and the impact being a Key student has on their career, personal and professional growth, applicability of the programs to their workplace, and what it means to be a part of the Key community.  

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The Key Executive MPA is ranked#4 in the nation for Executive Master in Public Administration Programs. There are 900+ new Key students annually. 96% of Key students said the program helped foster their successful careers.

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Did You Know?

  • The average age of federal employees is 48 years old.

  • Goverment employees on average served 24.9 years upon retirement in 2019. The length of service at retirement has been trending down since 2015 where the average length of service was 26.7 years.

  • Of the 7,847 Senior Executive Service members in 2018, 33.9% were women. Between 2016 and 2018, the number of women serving in the SES has trended down from 35.4% to 33.9%.

Government employees now eligible for 25% discount in the KEY MPA Program