WCU offers the online DPA. This degree prepares individuals to advance in the practice of public affairs and administration at the highest levels. Courses focus on the development of core competencies in the areas of strategic management, public sector economic and financial decision-making, and policy advocacy and leadership.
Students will be prepared to engage in the highest levels of program and policy evaluation. Concentration courses will be selected from among the departments of Public Policy & Administration, Criminal Justice, Geography and Planning, and Graduate Social Work.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV