Master of Public Administration
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

Whether you are just starting your career or already working in the public or nonprofit sectors, consider this online Master of Public Administration to further your understanding of the field. Graduates will be prepared for leadership and management roles.

Students will put public service values to practice with assignments focused on real-world situations. Courses cover topics such as budget preparation, human resource management issues, conflict resolution, and program evaluation. An internship or fieldwork experience provides you with valuable experience.

This online Public Administration degree provides you with the skills you need to pursue jobs in:

  • State or county government
  • City government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Higher education administration

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Arizona University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample