An online Master of Arts in Public Administration degree can benefit professionals working in public and nonprofit sectors, as well as pre-professionals looking to start a career in public service. The curriculum combines aspects of skills-based coursework with practical experience working with public agencies. Graduates will be prepared to work in federal, state, and local government as well as nonprofit organizations.
This online Public Administration degree is designed for busy, working adults and can be completed in about two years. Students gain skills and knowledge useful for entering the field of Public Administration, advancing their career into management positions, and for more effectively fulfilling public manager roles.
In addition to practicum experiences and elective coursework, students gain a core understanding of:
- Research methods and data analysis
- Public policy analysis
- Organizational and community behavior
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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