Master of Public Administration
Murray State University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration is ideal for individuals working full-time within public administration and looking to develop the skills to become leaders or succeed in management roles.  It prepares students to lead in multiple areas within federal, state, and local governments.  Courses include Research Methods, Public Policy Analysis, Public Budgeting and Finance, Human Resources Administration, and Healthcare Policy.  Students use electives to customize the program to best suit future career goals.


Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. If an applicant’s GPA is less than 3.0 and they submit a GMAT score that satisfies the GMAT admission formula, or they submit a GRE score that satisfies the GRE admission formula, they will be unconditionally admitted. GMAT formula: (200 x GPA) + (GMAT score) > 1,000; GRE formula: (11.66 x GPA) + GRE > 321

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges