Master of Public Administration
Wichita State University

Program Details

Wichita State offers the online MPA. This degree offers a professional education specially structured for the unique student body of an urban university. Instruction in public management, finance and policy prepares students for positions of leadership in public and non-profit organizations. This program is a perfect fit for professionals seeking to develop their existing skills while balancing obligations at work and home.

The following courses are offered in the program:

  • Quantitative Methods for Public Sector Professionals
  • Public Sector Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Research Methods in Public Administration
  • Public Management of Human Resources
  • State and Local Government Finance
  • Public and Nonprofit Governance
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Public Decision Making


  • Undergraduate degree must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of at least 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework
  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Two letters of reference

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission