South University’s Master of Public Administration online degree program will prepare you with the organizational and managerial expertise needed to become a leader in local, state, and national government entities and nonprofit organizations.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree online curriculum pulls from a broad range of disciplines to provide both foundational and specialized information of value to anyone pursuing a public administration career.
Beyond exploring the structure of political, social, and institutional systems, your online MPA courses will cover topics like data analysis, budgeting, ethical decision-making, fundraising, HR and volunteer management, and leadership—all within the context of helping public and nonprofit organizations to maximize their impact and achieve their goals.
An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale OR
An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale during the applicant’s last 60 semester or 90 quarter hours earned on the bachelor’s degree or subsequent graduate work OR
An earned undergraduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a minimum combined GMAT score of 400 or GRE scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Reasoning OR
An earned graduate degree from an acceptable accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0)
Accreditation & Licensing
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.
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