Master of Public Administration / Local Government Management
Northern Illinois University

Program Details

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.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least two years of employment in local government
  • 3.0 GPA in your undergraduate studies
  • At least one undergraduate course in US government and mathematics or statistics
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission