The online Master of Public Administration prepares candidates for leadership in public service. The program provides a generalist public administration education, including tools for decision-making, an understanding of the democratic system of governance, and a capacity to work ethically and professionally in the public interest.
The core curriculum includes public administration theory, public financial management, public budgeting, human resource management, and public policy analysis. Coursework is tailored to your specific career goals by electives and concentration areas.
Concentration areas include (but aren’t limited to):
- Public financial management
- Nonprofit management
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
School Accreditation & Licensing
California State University-San Bernardino is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s)