Career Outlook

Your Fast-Track Career in Public Service

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates a projected demand for both non-profit management and emergency management personnel in the years to come:

  • The non-profit sector is the third largest industry in the U.S., consisting of 1.5 million organizations; in Connecticut alone, there are nearly 30,000 non-profits.
  • Employment of emergency management directors is projected to grow 6 percent by 2024, with a median annual wage of $70,500.

With your MPA degree from Sacred Heart University, you’ll have a wide variety of career paths open to you, including federal, state and local government; social and community services; private industry; public safety; and non-profits.

Public Service Career Outlook