Doctor of Public Administration
California Baptist University

Program Details

Become a leader of innovation and maximize the impact of your organization with this online Doctorate of Public Administration offered by Cal Baptist. This program, designed for today’s global environment on the local, state and federal levels, is aimed at working professionals. Average degree completion is three years, including your dissertation. You’ll cover advanced, complex topics in health management, policy, criminal justice and other facets of public services. There are on-campus residency requirements sandwiched into this program at key intervals. Curriculum usually offered within this online DPA includes:

  • Collaboration and Networked Governance
  • Public Policy, Advocacy and Economics
  • Public Administration as a Profession
  • Legitimate Bureaucracy and Accountability

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California Baptist University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires residency participation at key intervals throughout the program.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Wisconsin