Master of Public Administration
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Gain a recognized industry credential and prepare for leadership roles in the public sector. Expand your expertise in strategic planning, ethics, management, fiscal responsibility, and more. Earn your degree 100% online, on your schedule.

  • Program Highlights: Study research, writing, and law in public administration; public sector leadership and HR management; administering public funds; balancing the budget; program evaluation; policy analysis, and more.
  • Career Opportunities: City manager, nonprofit director/president, human services assistant director, research/policy analyst, county administrator, medical health service manager
  • Emphasis on Applicable Skills: Complete a capstone project in which you solve complex real-world public administration challenges.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Prior experience may be necessary for leadership positions.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Purdue University Global is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)