If you were one of many student who benefited from department scholarships, assistantships, and work-study appointmen​ts, or simply enjoyed good teaching, advising, and the fellowship of favorite teachers, you may welcome the opportunity to give something back so that future generations of students can enjoy similar benefits. Your gifts and support help broaden the opportunities, experiences, and quality of academic life that the Department of Political Science and Public Administration can offer its students.​

Priority Needs

The following funds are our current funding priorities:

Gift Options

If you would like to make a gift to the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, please visit Central Michigan University's online giving form. If you would like to send a gift by mail, please make checks payable to "Central Michigan University" and denote the Department of Political Science and/or the specific fund on the memo line of the check, and mail it to:

Advancement Office
Carlin Alumni House
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Tel: (800) 358-6903
Fax: (989) 774-7159

For more information on how to make of gift of securities, real estate, or include the Department of Political Science and Public Administration in your estate plans, please visit the Ways to Give website or contact:

Brittany Reger
Director of Development, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
101 Anspach Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-3773
Email Brittany Reger

Fund Descriptions

Certified Nonprofit Program (CNP) - The Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential is the only national nonprofit credential preparing students (undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate) for careers in nonprofit management.

Model UN - The Model UN program is designed to educate individuals about the activities of the UN, including current events, pressing international issues, basics of international law, and diplomatic protocol/procedures.

MPA Program - The CMU Master in Public Administration (MPA) program offers a nationally accredited applied professional degree that seeks to be an internationally recognized program for enriching public service and educating practitioners and pre-service students to lead and manage in a variety of public sector settings.

Political Science - This fund allows for the department to support political science and public administration students to travel within the United States and internationally. 

The Washington Center (TWC)The Washington Center provides immersive internships and academic seminars in Washington, D.C. to students from CMU.