Master of Public Administration / Non-Profit Management
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

With an online Master’s degree in Public Administration from Grand Canyon University, graduates are prepared to enter careers in Nonprofit Management.  This program is designed for those seeking to enter the workforce or currently engaged in this field.  Fundamental studies throughout this program include:

  • Public service
  • Resource management
  • Policy and politics
  • Public administration

The theories and concepts taught in this online program prioritize the backbone of what it means to be a nonprofit today.  Students are trained to become results-driven leaders with distinct goals of organizational success.  Graduates may seek professional pathways in social and community service, public relations, fundraising management, and more.  With the guidance of GCU online, students learn the ethics and professionalism required to promote and sustain an organization’s mission.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not meet the 2.8 GPA requirement may submit GMAT/GRE scores for consideration.