Master of Public Administration
Kent State University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration provides public service and non-profit professionals with the knowledge and skills to advance in the public sector through ethical leadership and theoretical understanding of administration, enhancing knowledge, analytical skills, and technical abilities.  Courses emphasize experiential learning opportunities to apply theory and skills.  Graduates find positions in senior management in local, state, and regional governments and in non-profit organizations. 

Students learn how to:

  • Pursue the public interest with accountability and transparency
  • Serve professionally with competence, efficiency, and objectivity
  • Demonstrate respect, equity, and impartiality in dealings with others

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

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

School Accreditation & Licensing

Kent State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample