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


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE/GMAT scores, if applicable

Special Accreditation

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

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education