Master of Public Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Program Details

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is intended for individuals who are interested in a rigorous curriculum related to leadership in public service. The program highlights innovation and public service values.

With this online Public Administration degree program, you have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and classmates across the country while preparing for or advancing your career in government, nonprofit, or private sectors. The curriculum provides a broadly applicable leadership toolkit while focusing on public service needs at state and local levels. The program concludes with students gaining experience in a public service role in their local community and using their knowledge to solve a real-world problem.

Concentrations are available in:

  • Local Government
  • Public Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Health
  • International Relations

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

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

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GRE, GMAT, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • GMAT/GRE exemption or waiver available for qualifying students