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Master of Arts in Public Policy / Public Administration

Program Details

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Public Policy - Public Administration, 100% online program, is designed to equip you with the tools and skills to succeed in professional and administrative capacities surrounding public policy. You will focus on government policy and execution, while enhancing your management and leadership skills to obtain a greater understanding of social issues.

Your skills will be enhanced through the examination of:

  • Foundations of Public Administration.
  • Public policy analysis.
  • Political philosophy.

Potential Career Fields

  • Administrative Officer
  • City/County Manager
  • Policy Specialist


Must hold a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 for admission in good standing.  Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be considered for admission on caution.

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.


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