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Master of Public Administration

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration is for working professionals with experience in public or nonprofit organizations who are seeking career advancement.  Students learn to implement public and social policy to improve the lives of the general public and deliver services to citizens through transparent, efficient, and ethical plans.  Graduates are able to influence the direction of organizations, react to the complexities of government, configure budgets, and advocate for public services.


  • Must hold a bachelor degree in any academic field from an accredited university
  • Have earned a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Administrative or managerial experience in either the public or nonprofit sector
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


  • Not authorized for residents of Massachusetts.
  • Closed to students residing in countries other than Canada and the United States (including U.S. Territories). The exceptions are U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.