Master of Public Administration
Marist College

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration prepares innovative leaders of public and nonprofit organizations with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for ethical, effective management in today’s diverse, technologically engaged, and global society.  The program emphasizes life-long learning while applying theory to practice.  Courses provide insight into important content areas of public administration:  law, human resources, policy, management and ethics.  Students can choose to concentrate in Ethical Leadership, Healthcare Administration, or Public Management. 

Curriculum focuses include: 

  • Professional ideals with ethical values
  • Effective communication 
  • Critical thinking and problem solving 
  • Strategic management
  • Motivation

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

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

School Accreditation & Licensing

Marist College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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