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Master of Public Administration

Program Details

Norwich University’s Master of Public Administration program meets the rapidly changing dynamics of the business world of professional administrators and provides a career path for working professionals. Well-educated public administrators are needed to fulfill the responsibilities of meeting a community’s needs, work effectively with other individuals and groups, navigate complex ethical and legal issues, and operate within increasingly limited budgets.

You will gain workplace strategies and develop vital skill sets through a specialized curriculum. Concentrations are suited to help students meet inidivualized career goals.

  • Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Fiscal Management
  • International Development and Influence
  • Municipal Governance
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Works and Sustainability
  • Policy Analysis and Analytics

Graduates of the Master’s degree program must also complete a capstone project, culminating the main objectives of the program.

Requirements

The online Master of Public Administration program ends in a residency at the historic Norwich University campus in Vermont.

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Resume
  • Official transcript of your undergraduate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university
  • Letter of intent
  • Admissions essay demonstrating graduate-level writing and critical thinking skills, or the GRE
  • One letter of recommendation from a professional or academic contact

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education