Master of Public Administration
National University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration prepares students for high-level positions in government and nonprofit management through an interdisciplinary education that teaches leadership, analytical, and management skills.  Students learn how to apply traditional business skills, such as financial management, budgeting, research, etc., to the unique challenges of public administration, such as urban planning, redevelopment, grant writing, etc.  Graduates are able to utilize critical thinking and research methods, evaluate new public management, analyze political influences and governmental power division, evaluate strategies and decisions, and synthesize grant proposal resources and approaches.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

National University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants with a 2.0 – 2.49 GPA may be accepted based on additional criteria.