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The first school in the nation to offer a MPS degree, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is a global leadership program that gives students the knowledge and experience to further their careers in the areas of nonprofit, governmental, volunteer or private sector service. While learning valuable lessons in the classroom, Clinton School students also complete ranging from local work in Arkansas communities, to international internship programs on six continents.

A two-year graduate program with a “real world” curriculum, the Clinton School is located on the grounds of the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Ark. The school embodies former President Clinton’s vision of building leadership in civic engagement and enhancing people’s capacity to work across disciplinary, racial, ethnic and geographical boundaries.

Clinton School students come from many different backgrounds, with public service experiences ranging from Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Teach for America and military service to medical, business and non-profit professionals. Whether your passion is education policy, health care, legal issues, corporate responsibility, the environment or the fight against poverty and hunger, the Clinton School can give you the skills and experiences.

Clinton School students also benefit from participating in the school's renowned leaders in government, politics, foreign policy, journalism and philanthropy to discuss issues in public service.