Master of Public Administration
University of Miami

Program Details

The online Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Miami helps students begin rewarding careers in public service.  The curriculum provides a comprehensive and holistic understanding of what you need to be an effective leader in public service.  Courses examine critical areas of public administration, including:

  • Planning
  • Financial budgeting
  • Political analysis
  • Personnel administration

Students also study contemporary issues in ethics, digital governance, NGOs, and global governance.  The focus is on skill development and the translation of theory into application.  In as little as 24 months you can gain the components essential to the public service profession and be prepared to meet the challenges found in public service.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Miami 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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