Master of Public Administration
California State University-San Bernardino

Program Details

California State University in San Bernardino offers the online Master of Public Administration. This degree will prepare students for leadership in public service. Students are provided with 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.  

Students will be challenged with the following Learning Objectives:

  • to communicate and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry
  • to analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make decisions
  • to participate in and contribute to the public policy process
  • to articulate and apply a public service perspective
  • to lead and manage in public governance


  • Admission to the MPA program requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above for the last 90 quarter units (or 60 semester units) of course work including post-baccalaureate course work.

Special Accreditation

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission