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136 Masters Programs in Public Administration

Public administration is an administration approach focused on implementing the policy of the government. It is a discipline that is concerned with the study of how government policies are implemented and seeks to prepare all those seeking to take up public service offices such as civil servants. A Master of Public Administration is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance students’ understandi… Read more

Public administration is an administration approach focused on implementing the policy of the government. It is a discipline that is concerned with the study of how government policies are implemented and seeks to prepare all those seeking to take up public service offices such as civil servants. A Master of Public Administration is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance students’ understanding on the field of public service. The course is meant for sharpening the idea on civil service and the knowledge in handling public offices. Master of Public Administration is a degree to help leaders and administrators acquire quality skills and training in handling public administrative sectors and offices.

As a professional course for the postgraduates, Master of Public Administration has been structured to prepare all students for managerial service in governmental offices as well other nongovernmental organizations. The degree has an emphasis on the roles and development as well as the principles of public administrators. In taking a Masters degree in Public Administration, one learns the implementation and management of all public policies for effective utilization of resources in service delivery. The degree program is designed to help in developing passionate solutions regarding public finances, human resources, and leadership as well as any other emerging managerial complexities in public institutions. Public administration will be an area for managers and leaders seeking to handle any public offices.

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Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Madrid, Spain

Aimed at university graduates who work or want to start their professional career in areas such as the public sector, third sector organizations, consulting and technical assi ... +

Aimed at university graduates who work or want to start their professional career in areas such as the public sector, third sector organizations, consulting and technical assistance organizations, private sector, Universities and international organizations. The main objective is to deepen the knowledge of the organization and functioning of a political system; provide the necessary competencies for the management of the government and public administration; and foster a critical spirit, offering the necessary tools to tackle problems and draw conclusions based on knowledge and experience. This Master has been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA), attached to the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. The credits taken in the Master are recognized automatically for access to Doctoral studies at any University of the European Higher Education Area. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Spanish, Spanish (Spain)
08 Oct 2021
22 Jun 2021
Campus
 
UTPB Online
Odessa, USA

Our online Master of Public Administration program is designed to help students enter into or advance their current careers in the public and nonprofit sectors. As you progres ... +

Our online Master of Public Administration program is designed to help students enter into or advance their current careers in the public and nonprofit sectors. As you progress through the program, you’ll learn how to address organizational issues and policy questions in a practical, competent, ethical, legal, and politically savvy manner, with the overarching goal of supporting the public interest. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
South University
Savannah, USA

Designed to be completed in as little as 16 months, our Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree online curriculum pulls from a broad range of disciplines to provide both ... +

Designed to be completed in as little as 16 months, our Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree online curriculum pulls from a broad range of disciplines to provide both foundational and specialized information of value to anyone pursuing a public administration career. Beyond exploring the structure of political, social, and institutional systems, your online MPA courses will cover topics like data analysis, budgeting, ethical decision-making, fundraising, HR and volunteer management, and leadership—all within the context of helping public and nonprofit organizations to maximize their impact and achieve their goals. -
Master
Full-time
16 months
English
Online
 

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Presidio Graduate School
San Francisco, USA

Our public administration degree is unique because we integrate principles of sustainable and equitable solutions into all coursework and empower students to think and act hol ... +

Our public administration degree is unique because we integrate principles of sustainable and equitable solutions into all coursework and empower students to think and act holistically. Whether we’re discussing climate change, racial justice, healthcare, or urban planning, for example, you’ll learn how to apply a powerful systems-thinking lens to understand how to create true, lasting impact. You’ll emerge with the confidence and competencies to transform policy, program implementation, and public service that creates equitable social change. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Online
 
Seton Hall University Online
South Orange, USA

The online M.P.A. in Non-Profit Management from Seton Hall University provides a foundation in all aspects of public administration required to serve as an effective leader or ... +

The online M.P.A. in Non-Profit Management from Seton Hall University provides a foundation in all aspects of public administration required to serve as an effective leader or manager of a non-profit or government organization. -
Master
Part-time
24 - 36 months
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Anna Maria College Online
Paxton, USA

Designed with law enforcement officials in mind, Anna Maria College's Master of Public Administration with a Criminal Justice specialization balances the leadership and organi ... +

Designed with law enforcement officials in mind, Anna Maria College's Master of Public Administration with a Criminal Justice specialization balances the leadership and organizational aspects of public service with the specific needs of the justice community. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Aurora University Online
Aurora, USA

Prepare for careers at the intersection of social work and public administration with the online MSW/MPA dual degree from Aurora University. This dual program is designed for ... +

Prepare for careers at the intersection of social work and public administration with the online MSW/MPA dual degree from Aurora University. This dual program is designed for the efficient completion of two graduate degrees, preparing you to make a positive impact in your community. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 5 years
English
Online
 
Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

To meet the growing demand characterized by strong professional performance in segments of the Brazilian public sector, FGV / EBAPE launched, in 2012, the Master of Public Adm ... +

To meet the growing demand characterized by strong professional performance in segments of the Brazilian public sector, FGV / EBAPE launched, in 2012, the Master of Public Administration (MAP), in the professional modality. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
22 months
Portuguese (Brazil)
25 Oct 2021
06 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Post University
Waterbury, USA +1 More

You are dedicated to making a difference, and an online Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Post University will provide you with the decision-making skills, busines ... +

You are dedicated to making a difference, and an online Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Post University will provide you with the decision-making skills, business knowledge, and planning techniques needed to lead and manage change in your organization and better serve the public. -
Master
Full-time
24 months
English
Online
 
American University Online
Washington, USA

American University's online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA-accr ... +

American University's online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA-accredited MPA and MPP degree programs into one foundational, highly marketable credential. -
Master
Part-time
24 months
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
University of Birmingham Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Lead positive change, study the latest international thinking and master unique public-sector strategy with the University of Birmingham’s 100% Online Masters of Public Admini ... +

Lead positive change, study the latest international thinking and master unique public-sector strategy with the University of Birmingham’s 100% Online Masters of Public Administration. -
Master
Part-time
30 months
English
Jun 2021
Online
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, ... +

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy
Durham, USA

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners i ... +

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners in subjects ranging from economics and finance to organizational management and public health factors in development. Students apply what they learn in the classroom through a yearlong capstone project during this 14-month online program. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
English
Online
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2 ... +

This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2015 National Review, the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training, and complying with Unicaf University’s principles, the MPA will contribute in broadening access and participation to high-quality relevant education, with the efficiency and effectiveness of modern education delivery systems. Since the education sector has vastly been embracing the potentials of online learning in the area of education, the MPA is offering improved content delivery. During this course, students will be able to study advanced principles of public management processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of management and administration procedures and be equipped with skills that will render them able to successfully function in managerial positions in the field. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

Would you like to build a set of professional skills to contribute to your community? Are you interested in working in the civil service, for your local authority or to improv ... +

Would you like to build a set of professional skills to contribute to your community? Are you interested in working in the civil service, for your local authority or to improve public services at an international level? Would you like to study in a trilingual program with a strong international orientation? -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian, German
Oct 2021
Campus
 

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