Designed for professionals in the public administration field, Northern Illinois University offers an online Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in Local Government Management. The curriculum includes coursework on:
- Local Government Administration
- Leadership in Public Sector Organizations
- Economic Development
Students can pursue networking connections with top scholars. Graduates of this program feel as if they are prepared to pursue various paths within the public administration and government field.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Northern Illinois University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants must have at least two years of employment in local government & at least one undergraduate course in U.S. government.