Master of Public Administration
Villanova University

Program Details

Pursue your passion for public service and make a greater impact in your community with Villanova University’s Master of Public Administration. The mission of this graduate degree program is to help you become a successful professional capable of ethical, intelligent and creative leadership in public service. You’ll gain a solid foundation of core competencies through highly interactive courses focusing on strategic planning and management, preparing you to lead across local/state/federal government, non-governmental organizations (NGO) and the nonprofit sector.


  • Three professional or academic letters of recommendation 
  • A resume or curriculum vitae 
  • Statement of Goals
  • Essay
  • A bachelors degree is required.

Special Accreditation

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

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education