Master of Public Administration
Florida Gulf Coast University

Program Details

Florida Gulf Coast University offers the online Master of Public Administration. This degree prepares students for administrative positions in the public and not-for-profit sectors. It is designed for students who have significant in-service experience as well as for students who have little or no prior work experience in public or not-for-profit organizations. Through quality teaching, scholarship, and service, the program will enhance students’ skills in leadership and management, critical thinking, and communication.

Students can select from the following concentrations:

  • Public Leadership and Management
  • Environmental Policy and Planning


  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Completion of 15 hours of undergraduate coursework in the social sciences or business, including 3 hours in quantitative skills.
  • International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit a score of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Special Accreditation

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

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges