Higher Education Partners

Northern Illinois University Master of Public Administration

Chief Tom Phillips at NIUOur mission is to improve the quality of life for all in local communities by strengthening professional and ethical public and nonprofit management through our teaching, scholarship and community engagement. We are committed to strengthening the knowledge and skills that enhance the management and leadership capacity of individuals pursuing public service careers by providing the highest quality education for careers in public management based on a contemporary curriculum, innovative instruction, scholarly and applied research and community service. The photo shows NIU Police Chief Thomas R. Phillips, Sr., who has an MPA from NIU and is now Chief of Police and Public Safety at NIU, engaging with the university community. 

More information here about NIU MPA for law enforcement.