Master of Public Administration
California State University-Dominguez Hills

Program Details

California State University in Dominguez Hills offers the online Master of Public Administration. Through high quality professional education and research, students acquire and cultivate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to serve the public in a professional, ethical, and accountable manner to promote effectiveness and efficiency in public service. The program aims to advance the knowledge, research, and practice of public affairs and administration.

The MPA program offers the following concentrations:

  • Criminal Justice Policy and Administration
  • Health Care Policy and Administration
  • Nonprofit Management


  • Requires from 36-37 credits for completion, depending on concentration
  • Hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Are in good standing at the last institution attended
  • Overall GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) upper division units OR 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • College-level math course equivalent to one that meets the university's General Education Reasoning Requirement
  • Current professional resume
  • Personal statement

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission