Master of Public Affairs
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

UTRGV offers the online MPA. This program enables graduates to serve in areas of public policy analysis, grant writing, managing local government, non-profit professions and political and public administration research just to name a few. Coursework provides the latest theories, trends and real-world practice-based scenarios that result in the skills you need for more rewarding opportunities.

The following courses are offered in the program:

  • Political Leadership: Decision-Making and Management in Public Organizations
  • Policy Implementation and Program Evaluation
  • Graduate Seminar in Public Administration
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Scope and Methods

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested