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.  

This online Public Administration degree aligns with the guiding principles of the Network of School of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). Courses include Research Methods, Public Policy Analysis, Public Budgeting and Finance, Human Resources Administration, and Healthcare Policy.  Students can use electives to customize the program to best suit their future career goals.

Concentrations are available in areas including:

  • Economic Development
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Public and Community Health
  • General
  • Public Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Murray State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Additional Materials May Be Requested