Michael Roberts


Michael Roberts is a former writer for The Balance. For nearly five years, he was a regular contributor specializing in government careers in the U.S. job market. He has experience in management, accounting, training, legislative analysis, policy writing, and project management.

While completing his MPA degree from Texas State University, Roberts published a research study about adult training programs.


Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Public Administration from Texas State University (San Marcos). 

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