Master of Public Administration
San Diego State University

Program Details

SDSU offers the online MPA. This competitive program is offered to experienced professionals who currently work in government and nonprofit agencies. The rigorous format has been designed for working professionals who are currently employed in managerial positions in public administration, nonprofit administration, urban planning, criminal justice or related fields. 

Students are provided the knowledge and skill sets for students in management careers in government, community agencies, private not-for-profit organizations, planning and consulting firms and private sector companies that work in partnership with the public sector.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

San Diego State University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Intended for experienced professionals with related work experience

Restricted States

District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, West Virginia, International, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands