Every few months there seems to be an active discussion on GovLoop about the best type of graduate program for government employees. Some folks insist an MBA, others proclaim the MPA is the only way to go. The truth is probably somewhere in the middle and most likely depends on the individual needs of the specific person.
While I have no definitive answer for you, this infographic outlines some key similarities and differences.
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