Program Overview

The online Master of Public Administration degree program from Post University provides students with the decision-making skills, business knowledge, and planning techniques needed to lead and manage change in organizations and better serve the public. Graduates are able to:

  • ​Analyze public policy formulation, interactions, implications, and avenues of impact
  • ​Demonstrate ethical leadership and management skills
  • ​Apply principles of finance to public and nonprofit operations
  • ​Identify, analyze, evaluate, and implement research-based public administration practices
  • ​Formulate and implement new or expanded government/nonprofit services and programs, and consolidate/eliminate underperforming or obsolete programs and services

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    Requirements

    • Official transcripts
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • 3-5 years of relevant full-time work experience
    • Resume

    Restrictions

    Not available for students residing in: AZ, HI, ME, MN, and NM.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1890 the Matoon Shorthand School offered commercial education training such as typing, bookkeeping, business writing, and shorthand courses. Today, Post University offers high quality education in the form of traditional New England campus programs, completely online programs, and evening and weekend formats. 

    Online programs are designed for adult students wanting to make a career change, as well as those taking their first college course. Degrees include associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, along with certificate programs.

    Benefits include:

    • Enroll in coursework while you complete the application processes.
    • Work one-on-one with an admissions counselor.
    • Learn from the same faculty that teach on-campus counterparts.
    • Choose whether to complete your entire degree online or enroll in a hybrid option (part online and part on campus).
    • Online programs are offered in 8-week accelerated semesters with 24/7 support.

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