Master of Public Administration
American Public University System

Program Details

The online master’s degree in Public Administration gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to handle the difficult administrative environment of government service. Courses include the use of case studies, facilitated discussion, and other exercises to prepare administrators ready to serve the public.

The MPA program promotes the core values of service, ethics, knowledge, competence, and diversity. Students will learn how to tackle hard questions, use creative problem-solving skills, and communicate solutions through diverse public, private, and nonprofit networks.

A number of concentrations are available, including the following:

  • Coaching and conflict resolution
  • Disaster management
  • Environmental policy
  • Health policy
  • Human resources
  • National security
  • Organizational management
  • Public policy
  • Security management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)