Application for 2013 Admission Requirements
Thank you for your interest in the Bloch Executive MPA. We look forward to working with you through the application, acceptance, and enrollment process. The Bloch Executive MPA Admissions Committee will only act on completed applications (see below). Our priority deadline is April 30, 2013. Note: Applications are accepted any time during the year for the following fall semester start, but you are encouraged to apply by the priority deadline. However, if your completed application is not received by the priority deadline we cannot guarantee an admission decision for the next EMPA class. A completed application includes the following:
Official transcripts from each college or university attended must be sent directly from the college or university registrar to the Bloch Executive MPA Program Office at the above address. If you have attended a college or university under a different name, ask the registrar to note the name change on your transcript or in a letter.
3. Application Fee
The application form must be accompanied by $50 in the form of a check or money order that is payable to the UMKC Bloch Executive MPA Program at the above address. The application fee is nonrefundable.
4. Current Resume
5. Candidate’s Admission Statement
This essay (500 - 1000 words) will help the Admissions Committee understand your motivation for applying to the Bloch Executive MPA program. Please address:
6. Letters of Recommendation (three) sent directly to the Executive MPA Program Office.
One recommendation letter from your manager or supervisor of your current employer, offering your nomination and support for your participation in the EMPA program, including a statement that if you are accepted in the Executive MPA Program, you will not be required by the organization to miss regularly scheduled meetings of the Program.
Letters of recommendation should include the following:
The length of time the respondent has known you and under what circumstances.
Please ask your contacts to submit the recommendations on organization letterhead directed to “To Whom It May Concern.” The letters should include the signature and the phone, fax, or email address of the recommender. The letters may be sent to the mailing address below or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Documentation of Lawful Presence
You must provide a photo copy of one of the following acceptable documents: (If a Resident Alien, you must provide I-55 card & domestic issued Driver’s License)
§ Any domestic state issued Driver’s License
§ U.S. Birth Certificate
§ U.S. Passport (valid or expired)
§ Certificate of Birth Abroad
§ I-155 card (Resident Alien Card)
§ Certificate of Naturalization
Please send all documents to:
Bloch Executive MPA Program – Bloch 310
Attention: EMPA Admissions
University of Missouri – Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2499
fax: 816-235-6508 / email: email@example.com