Executive Master of Public Administration
University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Program Details

If you have 5 or more years of experience in public administration and want to advance your career, check out this Executive Master of Public Administration degree online.  Designed for busy working professionals, the asynchronous classes allow students to study on their own schedule, working around career and family commitments.  In as little as 2 years of part-time study, students are able to graduate from this program, ready to advance effective public and nonprofit governance.  

This online public administration degree emphasizes these learning competencies:

  • Public governance leadership and management
  • Policy process participation
  • Apply a public values perspective 
  • Communication with diverse groups

Students learn to analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems, and make decisions so they are ready to take on careers as leaders, managers, and analysts in the public or nonprofit sector.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

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

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of North Carolina-Wilmington 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

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

Additional Info

  • Intended for professionals with five or more years work experience