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Program Details

Penn State University offers an online Master of Public Administration. Students will learn your organizational environment. The coursework blends theory and application to help students learn from real world experiences. Coursework focuses in areas of human resources, nonprofit management, policy analysis and budgeting, and more.


  • Must hold either a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution
  • GPA and test scores requires for students with less than a 3.0 GPA

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)