Master of Public Administration
Columbus State University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration is designed for those with professional goals related to public service in areas such as government agencies, health organizations, justice administration and law enforcement, as well as non-profit organizations and the private sector.  The program provides professional education and leadership skills for effective, efficient, and responsive public service necessary for individuals preparing for, or currently serving in, public service careers.  

Students learn to:

  • Participate in and contribute to the public policy process
  • Think critically
  • Articulate and apply a public service perspective
  • Communicate effectively
  • Interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbus State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)