Master of Public Administration
University of Mary

Program Details

The online Master of Public Administration prepares students with the skills and knowledge to lead community-driven endeavors and execute projects in a timely and efficient fashion, opening jobs in the public sector.  Courses provide public sector knowledge and expertise, refine management and human resource competencies, and develop leadership skills vital to serving the public, along with ethics from the University’s Catholic, Christian, and Benedictine values.  Students can choose from one of these concentrations:  Energy Management, Executive, Healthcare, Healthcare Informatics, Human Resource Management, Project Management, and Virtuous Leadership.


  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 overall, or 2.75 during the last two years of the undergraduate degree, or 3.0 in a major field
  • Goal statement
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of reference
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission