Valdosta State University offers the online Doctor of Public Administration. The DPA is a practitioner-based terminal degree designed for those wanting to advance their careers in government, non-profits, or non-government organizations (NGOs). Coursework further enhances the essential leadership, management, communication, and problem-solving skills required in today’s professional environment. The program builds upon the students’ experience and aids in the development of information and applied research skills needed for professionals currently in the field of public administration.
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university;
A satisfactory score on the GRE;
An acceptable cumulative undergraduate GPA;
A comprehensive resume;
A statement on goals for advancing intellectual abilities; and
Three letters of recommendation.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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