Doctor of Public Administration
Walden University

Program Details

Take your career to the next level with the Doctor of Public Administration degree online.  Prepare for executive leadership roles in all levels of government, public and nonprofit organizations, and in private consulting practice.  The curriculum, grounded in real-world experience and preparation, includes courses on applied analytics in the public sector, helping students understand the science and strategy of making data-driven decisions.  

Students complete a capstone writing project that involves producing a professional consulting product for the government client they presented in their residency.  You will benefit from a comprehensive suite of support resources that guide doctoral students each step of the way, including a unique Doctoral Degree Coach.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires an on-campus residency.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island