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Marvin Andrews Fellows (Marvins) receive the knowledge, training, and necessary experience to become future city/county managers in local government.
Students enrolling in core courses must demonstrate minimum competency in statistics and American government. Courses taken to fulfill the competency do not count toward the 42-hour degree program.
Competency in statistics is met with a grade of B or higher in approved courses (PAF 301, POS 401, PSY 230, QBA 221, SOC 390) within the past two years or passing a diagnostic test approved by the MPA Committee. Other courses taken within the last two years may be substituted upon approval of the MPA Director.
Competency in American government is a demonstrated understanding of American government institutions and processes. Students may be required to take an undergraduate class in American government (PAF 300,PAF 340, POS 110, POS 310).
Applicants to the Marvin Andrews Fellowship program are accepted once a year for admission to begin each Fall. Admission is very competitive. The program, which will lead to the Master's of Public Administration degree, will admit up to four students each year, based on a search process designed to identify the country’s most talented students aspiring to executive levels in local government.
All applicants must submit two applications: an ASU Graduate College application and an Andrews Fellowship application. You must be accepted into the ASU Graduate College to be considered for the Andrews Fellowship.
ASU graduate college application
All materials should be submitted online through the ASU Graduate College application. Contact the School of Public Affairs at 602-496-0450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if there are questions regarding the application process.
Arizona State University
Graduate College Admissions
Interdisciplinary Building, B-Wing, Room 170
PO Box 871003
Tempe, Arizona 85287-1003
All Andrews Fellows application materials must be submitted by February 15th.