Gain the key leadership abilities you need to succeed with the Master of Public Policy and Administration from Colorado State University. This online Public Administration degree combines academic theory with real-world experience to prepare you for roles in government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and nonprofits.
The interdisciplinary curriculum offers key skills and insights into leadership as a policy manager, generalist, or specialist in the public or private sector. Coursework further develops your research and critical thinking abilities through analysis of a range of case studies. Students collaborate with one another to expand their understanding of topics ranging from public budgeting and finance to policy process theory to environmental law.
Students can choose one of the following specializations:
- Public Management
- Public Policy
- International Policy and Management
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Colorado State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
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, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)