The Master of Public Administration program is designed to help those who want to work in the public sector, in a nonprofit organization, or in a business that interacts with governmental agencies. This graduate degree is open to students from all undergraduate majors and can be completed either part-time or full-time, completely online.
Coursework enhances both theoretical and practical skills in public policy and public administration. Classes cover topics in public budgeting and financing, the ethics and legalities of public administration, and how to conduct applied research. Students gain the leadership skills they need to succeed in their field.
Students can customize their degree plan by choosing electives such as the ones below:
- State and local government
- Information and operations management
- Public and private partnerships
- The role of nonprofits in society
- Government and business
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of North Georgia is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)