National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037-1011

Program Details

The public sector is rapidly evolving due to the growing need for public policy and research and an increased social interest in politics, foreign affairs, and public policy. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) at National University will prepare you for a high-level position in government management at the federal, state and local level and nonprofit management. Throughout your study, you will learn how to apply traditional business skills (financial management, budgeting, research, etc.) to the unique challenges of public administration. Upon successful completion of this master’s degree program, you will be able to: utilize critical thinking and research methods, evaluate new public management, analyze political influences and governmental power division, evaluate government employees and public administration strategies and decision, and synthesize grant proposal resources and approaches.

Program highlights:

  • Entire program can be completed online
  • An interdisciplinary education where you will gain leadership, analytical, and management skills
  • ƒLearn to apply traditional business skills to urban planning, redevelopment, grant writing, and more
  • ƒSpecializations available in Public Finance, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Leadership

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      54
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Quarter Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $416.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $416.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $100.00
    • Fees Overview :

      Graduation Fee (One Time Fee): $100

    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $22,564.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $22,564.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    Must hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall GPA of 2.5, or where a GPA of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units. Students with a GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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