Master of Public Administration
California State University-Northridge

Program Details

California State University in Northridge offers the online Master of Public Administration. This program is ideal for staff and administrators who are currently employed in the public, private or nonprofit sectors and looking to advance their careers, as well as for those seeking employment in these areas. It is also an excellent choice for professionals in other fields who are interested in transitioning to the public sector. Graduates of the program build valuable working relationships with public sector administrators, which serve them throughout their professional lives.

Students have the option of concentrating in one of the following:

  • Public Sector Management and Leadership
  • Nonprofit Sector Management
  • Health Administration

% Online

100% Online

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)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Successful completion of the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE). Applicants who score a minimum of three on the Analytical Writing section of the GRE are exempt from the UDWPE.