Public Administration MPA (Online)
Knowledge for Public Service
Our Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Executive MPA online programs offer you the opportunity to learn the skills you need in all aspects of public and nonprofit management including leadership, program evaluation, budgeting, planning, personnel management, collective bargaining, and policy analysis. Study with public service professionals and professors who bring strong analysis and best practices to your learning while growing your professional network. The Executive MPA welcomes midcareer professionals with at least 5 years of relevant experience and reduces degree requirements to just 10 courses (30 credits). Join your online cohort in the fall or spring and complete your degree in as little as 12 months. Widely recognized and sought after, the MPA will give you the edge you need in today's competitive public service sector.
Key Program Highlights:
- The MPA's flexible schedule accommodates full-time working professionals with year-round courses offered fully online
- Study with public service professionals and professors who bring strong analysis and best practices to your learning
- Graduate in as few as 12 months
Apply by July 15 for fall admission
Can be completed in 16-21 months
Alumni — and growing
Typical time to complete the Executive MPA
Ideal for new graduates and working professionals, the Carsey School's flexible MPA program will enable you to achieve your full potential, effect change within your organization and prepare for the next step in your career. You’ll engage in hands-on opportunities during which you’ll apply knowledge and skills developed in the program to real issues within your community.
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