Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy & Administration / Global Leadership
Walden University

Program Details

Become an agent of sustainable change with an online PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University.  This program, focused on Global Leadership, will expand your knowledge and credibility with the aid of expert faculty and an engaging, interactive virtual classroom.  Public administration online degree studies may cover subjects including but not limited to:

  • Social justice
  • Strategic planning
  • Quantitative and qualitative reasoning

A combination of assessment, core, foundational and research coursework culminates in the completion of a doctoral capstone project.  With this online public administration doctorate, you are prepared to face the challenges of a global community, with high-level skills applicable to careers in nonprofit sectors, government organizations, and more.  Become an analytical problem-solver, develop a sense of ethical practice through studies in evidence-based research, and explore the field of public administration from a local to international level with WU online.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires at least two on-campus residencies.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island