Master of Public Administration
California State University-Northridge

Program Details

California State University in Northridge offers an online Master of Public Administration. This degree is ideal for those wishing to serve the general good in the public sector. The curriculum provides solid theoretical and practical skills. You may tailor your coursework through different concentrations, including health administration, nonprofit sector management, and public sector management. The program works in partnership with various agencies, cities, and counties. As such, you will graduate the program with valuable professional relationships with public sector administrators, which will benefit you for the rest of your career. Graduates will serve as influential change agents in all levels of government.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

California State University-Northridge is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must complete the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE). Applicants who score a minimum of 3 on the Analytical Writing section of the GRE are exempt from the UDWPE.
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA must provide three letters of reference from supervisors that include information about work assignments and their completion, overall work performance and growth in responsibility in the workplace.

Restricted States

New Mexico, North Carolina, Rhode Island