Paula Justich directs the Master of Arts in Management, the Master of Arts in Integrated Studies, and the Master of Arts in Public Administration at Saint Mary’s. She has been a program director at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota since 2005, directing a number of different programs in the School of Business and Technology. Her responsibilities include comprehensive program review, curriculum development, recruiting and orientating students and faculty, academic advising, faculty training, community relations, teaching, and managing all program operations.
Professor Justich has an extensive background in nonprofit management, working as an executive director and consultant in the nonprofit sector. Her experience includes program and resource development, financial management, personnel recruitment, supervision and training, board development, graphic design, marketing and community outreach, strategic planning and facility management.
She received a B.A. in government from Lawrence University and an M.A. in Arts Management from Columbia College in Chicago, IL.