Master of Arts in Public Management
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The Johns Hopkins MA in Public Management will empower you to become more strategic and provide you with the fundamentals of public management: policy analysis and evaluation, financial management, economics and fiscal policy, and public policy and administration. The MA in Public Management will prepare emerging leaders like you to face tough challenges and make tactical decisions involving today's most complex issues.

The public management program is designed for working professionals in the government and nonprofit sector. It allows you to take part-time courses at your own pace and offers exciting educational experiences that you'll be able to apply directly to your professional career. The program has a 12-course completion requirement, including a capstone project that will give you a chance to address a practical, real-world challenge using skills and knowledge you've gained throughout your studies.

Through the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Advanced Academic Programs offers various online learning opportunities, showcasing both graduate certificates and graduate degree programs that span various industries with the goal of providing a world-class Johns Hopkins education in a part-time format.

Being an online student means you earn your degree in a flexible format, working inside a course management system to complete assignments and interact with instructors and classmates. And all AAP courses are taught by highly-accomplished instructors known for the scholarship and practice of their disciplines.


  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university, or equivalent international credential
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Strong writing skills
  • History of relevant coursework and/or relevant professional experience
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations
  • Writing Sample
  • Transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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