Master of Public Administration
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration develops skills to lead public and community agencies and to understand the social, economic, and political context in which public decisions are made in order to meet public sector, government, and nonprofit needs.  The program cultivates analytical skills and public service values like accountability, integrity, diversity and ethical decision-making by engaging students and faculty in innovative, life-long learning experiences.  Graduates are able to determine optimal courses of action; analyze organizations using financial, statistical, and technological models; communicate effectively; and contribute to the field through public administration projects.  

Degree concentrations include:

  • State and Local Administration
  • Non-Profit/Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Disaster and Emergency Management


  • A conferred bachelors degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree for international applicants
  • GPA of 3.0 or above (exceptions may be made)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges