MPA – Public Administration
Capella University

Program Details

Prepare for any number of administrative career paths in local, state or federal service with this online MPA from Capella. You’ll benefit from a contemporary program that emphasizes public policies and practices alongside management techniques of resources, technology and resources. Ultimately, you can directly contribute to the positive well-being of society. You’ll benefit from peer networking and close interaction with your faculty with Capella’s GuidedPath learning approach in this curriculum that usually integrates:

  • Theories and Concepts in Public Administration
  • Ethics in the Public Sector
  • Public Sector Policy Analysis
  • Public Sector Budgeting

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.