Municipal and County Administration

  • Chapel Hill, NC

This course is designed for city and county managers, department heads, and other city or county officials whose responsibilities require an understanding of functions beyond individual areas of specialization. This program will give you the chance to:

  • Understand the legal framework and administrative requirements of North Carolina city and county government
  • Learn about how specific city and county services are organized and provided
  • Appreciate the interrelation among different activities or departments and how specific laws, programs, and functions contribute to the achievement of the overall mission of a local government
  • Become part of a broader network of local government peers on whom participants will be able to draw for assistance in the future

Want to Apply? Click on the Register button above for details and to apply. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm July 1, 2019. Also see scholarship opportunities below. 

**Class of 2019-20, please click HERE for a class information sheet.

  

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: 
Please be aware that that many people apply for these scholarships. You should have alternate funding secured and ready in the event you are not awarded a scholarship. 
The deadline for all scholarship applications is 5:00 pm on July 1, 2019 

MCA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: 
The Alumni Association of the Municipal and County Administration Course is offering financial assistance with tuition to a qualified applicant and their unit of government. Since these scholarships have historically been designed to help colleagues who might not otherwise be able to attend the course, financial need will weigh heavily in the award decision. Other factors that will be considered are the number of individuals in a particular unit that have already graduated from the course and how critical the course is to the governmental unit and the applicant’s future career goals. Click HERE for application. 

ELLIS HANKINS MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP: 
The Ellis Hankins Municipal Administration Foundation offers assistance to qualified MUNICIPAL applicants and their units of government. Since these scholarships have historically been designed to help applicants who might not otherwise be able to attend the course, financial need will weigh heavily in the award decision. Other factors that will be considered are the number of individuals in a particular unit that have already graduated from the course and how critical the course is to the governmental unit and the applicant’s future career goals. Click HERE for application. 

JAMES BLACKBURN III MEMORIAL FUND FOR MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATION: 
The James Blackburn III Memorial Fund offers assistance to qualified MUNICIPAL or COUNTY applicants and their units of government. Since these scholarships have historically been designed to help applicants who might not otherwise be able to attend the course, financial need will weigh heavily in the award decision. Other factors that will be considered are the number of individuals in a particular unit that have already graduated from the course and how critical the course is to the governmental unit and the applicant’s future career goals. ClickHERE for application. 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: The LGFCU offers scholarships to member local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, programs and seminars offered by the School of Government. Click HERE to be directed to their website and application.  ***This scholarship application is mailed directly to LGFCU. Please follow their instructions and allow time for mailing as well as time for your reference to mail their letter. 

Additional information

The course takes place September through April. Sessions are four days each month starting mid-day Tuesday until Friday afternoon. This schedule is designed to allow for same-day travel on the first day of each session, reducing hotel costs.  

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    September 10 - 13, 2019
    October 8 - 11, 2019
    November 12 - 15, 2019
    January 14 - 17, 2020
    February 11 - 14, 2020
    March 10 - 13, 2020
    April 14 - 17, 2020
    UNC School of Government
    400 South Rd
    Knapp-Sanders Bldg
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before September 02, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after September 03, 2019, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.

     The application period (June 1 to July 1 2019) has closed. All applications are with the MCA Faculty Committee for review. Candidates will be notified via email by Susan Hutchinson and/or Rachel Mintel between July 20-August 1st of their status. Be prepared to accept or decline our invitation into the program at that time. 

     

     

    $3,800.00
There are no materials avaliable for this course at this time.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4171
Teaching Professor; Secretary, School of Government Foundation Board of Directors