The Office of Admissions at the Clinton School of Public Service is here to help you learn more about the school’s Master of Public Service degree and guide you through the application process.

You can earn your master’s degree through the school’s full-time, in-person MPS program, or part-time through Clinton School Online.

Clinton School students come from many different backgrounds, with public service interests and experiences ranging from Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and military veterans, to medical professionals, business leaders, and nonprofit professionals.

The Clinton School is located on the grounds of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center & Park in downtown Little Rock, Ark. The school embodies President Clinton’s vision of building leadership in civic engagement and enhancing people’s capacity to work across disciplinary, racial, ethnic, and geographical boundaries.

The Admissions Process

Admission to the Master of Public Service degree program is determined by several factors including academic background, public service experience, and personal vision for future public service contributions. The Clinton School is test-optional and there is no application fee.

All applicants should meet the minimum criteria for graduate studies at the University of Arkansas, which includes a 2.85 undergraduate GPA. The Clinton School welcomes academically and experientially qualified applicants of all ideologies, backgrounds, ages, and life experiences.

Ready to Make a Change?

For more information on earning your master’s degree in public service, contact the Office of Admissions at or by calling (501) 683-5220.

Additionally, you can schedule a video chat with the admissions team. We look forward to hearing from you.

Rachel Villafane

Rachel Villafane

Director of 683-5220