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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.
The Master's degree of Public Administration (MPA) program imparts the managerial tools crucial to manage others within the public sector. The program is centered on an entrepreneurial comprehension of issues and opportunities at the state and local government levels.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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The Masters of Public Administration program seeks to provide the highest quality graduate education for current and prospective officials in all three areas of public se
Masters of Public Administration
The Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program seeks to provide the highest quality graduate education for current and prospective officials in all three areas of public service: government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private vendors. The program strives to achieve local, state and national prominence through a contemporary curriculum, innovative instruction, scholarly and applied research, and service to key stakeholders. Program activities are designed to develop and enhance technical, ethical and leadership competencies.
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The University of Miami, situated in one of the most cosmopolitan parts of the country, offers a unique opportunity for the study of public administration. UM is advantageously located in Miami Dade County, the first in the U.S. to adopt two-tier metropolitan government, providing an ideal urban laboratory for the study of government organization and consolidation....
The UCO MPA inspires public values by providing transformative learning experiences for ethical leaders striving to improve communities in the Oklahoma City metropolitan
The UCO MPA inspires public values by providing transformative learning experiences for ethical leaders striving to improve communities in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and the world. As the flagship public service program for Oklahoma’s metropolitan university, the UCO MPA prepares professionals to serve as leaders in local, state, and national governments; nonprofit organizations; and international agencies. UCO MPA graduates inform public debate and address critical policy issues. The values of the UCO MPA include civic engagement/collaboration, discipline knowledge/professional competence, diversity and cultural sensitivity, environmental stewardship, ethical leadership, global awareness, good governance, pride in public service, quality of life, and social justice....
University of San Francisco - School of Management
The USF MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for impleme
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Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community.
The USF MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies.
A flexible class schedule helps working professionals balance their busy lives, while small class sizes promote one-on-one attention and deeper relationship building.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offers two tracks; general public administration track and a health services administration concentration. It provides mid-career and aspiring professionals with an opportunity to obtain advanced managerial education applicable to a broad range of organizations in the public sector, nonprofit, and health care industries....
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs
You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Pu
Master of Public Affairs
You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Public service professionals – whether in government or nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations – play a vital role in addressing important issues and impacting lives for the better.
The University of Missouri has offered public service education for over 50 years. Established in 2001, the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs has 14 TSPA, 26 affiliated and 8 adjunct faculty members and is part of the University’s College of Arts and Science.
The Truman School advances the study and practice of governance in Missouri, the nation and the world. The mission of the Truman School’s MPA Program is to prepare a diverse student body for ethical leadership in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The MPA program draws upon the interdisciplinary teaching, research and public service capacity of the Truman School, the University as a whole and practitioners to provide students with a range of perspectives and experiences that promote public service values and democratic discourse. Through their coursework, students build knowledge of policy processes and management principles and develop critical thinking and analytic skills that enable them to advance in careers in a rapidly changing public service....
If you already have experience in the public sector, ODU's MPA program will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities
If you already have experience in the public sector, ODU's MPA program will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance your careers. Even if you have little or no experience in these areas, you can build a foundation for future success with this degree. This program is designed to enhance your knowledge and competencies in five content areas:
Public management processes, including public budgeting and personnel systems;
Organizational design processes and behavior;
Political, legal, and ethical concepts and issues of public administration;
Quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; and
Policy analysis and program evaluation.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program prepares students for careers in public and nonprofit organizations. With specialized concentrations in public managemen
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program prepares students for careers in public and nonprofit organizations. With specialized concentrations in public management and nonprofit administration, students have the ability to develop technical skills and expertise in these important and growing areas. The MPA program’s curriculum is designed to appeal to both pre-service students seeking entry-level management positions and in-service professionals interested in opportunities for further intellectual growth and career advancement. An integrated program of study teaches public administration through a carefully planned curriculum organized around a set of core management courses, a chosen program concentration, and a field internship. The program of study culminates in a comprehensive examination. Graduates of the program are skilled in applying theory and analyzing data to solve real-world problems in management and public policy. The MPA program is housed in the Institute for Public and Nonprofit Studies, which serves as a focal point for a scholarship, teaching, and professional service in the fields of Public Administration and Policy....
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
The Master of Public Administration degree is the recognized professional degree in public administration, public management, and public service. It is designed principal
The Master of Public Administration degree is the recognized professional degree in public administration, public management, and public service. It is designed principally, but not exclusively, for those who are pursuing careers in public service. Graduates are employed in government agencies at all levels, national associations, public interest groups, research and consulting firms, and in the private sector.
The MPA program provides an opportunity to study management and policy issues in an intergovernmental and intersectoral context. The program focuses on developing critical intellectual capacities, sound analytical skills, and a sensitivity to the ethical and value concerns that are central to the traditions of the field of public administration....
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 lead
Founded in 1856, Seton Hall is one of the country’s leading Catholic universities. Rich in history, Seton Hall is also an institution on the rise. Our research grants have soared by 75 percent and 11 of our faculty have received Fulbright awards.
Through online programs such as our Master of Public Administration in Non-Profit Management, we offer an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences, and a culture of optimism that propels great minds. We cultivate the kinds of leaders who align personal ambition with a deep commitment to civic good.
All Seton Hall University programs are regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Master of Public Administration in Non-Profit Management (M.P.A.) program is also accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) and mapped to the curriculum guidelines of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC). This ensures that graduates receive a public service education aligned with industry standards and needs....
The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and
The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration program equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.
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Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree
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American University's online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA
Why choose between policy and administration when you can learn and perfect the core competencies of both disciplines? 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.
Located in Washington, D.C., American University places you in the center of government interplay. As a student at American University, you are uniquely positioned for success through our student-centered learning approach paired with the power of American’s extensive alumni network and connections.
Advance your education and career prospects in healthcare
Healthcare managers play a key role in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.
This is an exciting time for healthcare management. The field is growing and changing every day. And few schools get you prepared for it quite like Mercy. The MPA is a 48-credit program intended for students seeking a broad multidisciplinary education in health services management.
The program has been designed to prepare graduates for roles as healthcare managers in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. The program is suitable for students who anticipate careers in a variety of healthcare facilities in the public, private and not-for-profit settings.
Health Services Management Fast Facts
Multidisciplinary education in health services management
Courses offered evenings and weekends
Healthcare professionals as professors
Speakers from the healthcare field
The student should be able to analyze missions, visions, data and overall organizational performance to develop programs using research techniques.
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs - Syracuse University
A recognized leader in the field for more than 90 years, the Maxwell School's Master of Public Administration (MPA) is an intensive, 12-month professional graduate degree
Top-ranked, 1-year program for bright futures in public service
A recognized leader in the field for more than 90 years, the Maxwell School's Master of Public Administration (MPA) is an intensive, 12-month professional graduate degree program that provides students with the skills, knowledge, and network they will need to be successful professionals and engaged citizens serving the public good across national and international government, nonprofit, and private sectors.
Our MPA program meets the growing need to advance public policy, enhance public management, and bridge the private and public sectors. Its curricular focus is grounded in a comprehensive view of public service education that equips our students with the skills needed to implement effective policy; manage organizations with diverse stakeholders; and apply rigorous, evidence-based analysis to inform decision-making. Our students move on to successful careers, making an impact by serving the public good, finding jobs in national, state, local, and international government, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit companies throughout the US and around the world....
Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in governmen
Today's public service professionals need to meet evolving challenges with effective leadership and managerial skills. The School of Public Policy & Administration's online master of public administration (MPA) from the University of Delaware helps you strengthen your knowledge and skills in these areas using applied research and case studies. Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in government, nonprofit and private sectors.
This flexible online program is founded on a model of integrating theory and practice into applicable solutions. It will challenge you to examine case studies and apply best practices to enhance your foundation in public service management strategy and prepare for leadership roles....
The havoc and damage created by natural and man-made disasters can be minimized with effective emergency planning. Anna Maria College's Master of Public Administration wi
The havoc and damage created by natural and man-made disasters can be minimized with effective emergency planning. Anna Maria College’s Master of Public Administration with an Emergency Management specialization is intended for leaders in the public sector who wish to gain a better understanding of preparing for and dealing with these events.
Experienced professionals may be eligible for the Mid-Career MPA, allowing them to complete their degree in 30 credit hours.
Courses include topics such as the essentials of emergency management, executive leadership and management policies in government finance.
Classes are taught in a convenient online format, allowing students to balance school with work and life.
University of Michigan-Flint, School of Management
UM-Flint’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, offered through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, is designed to prepare administrators to analyz
Public Administration (MPA)
UM-Flint’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, offered through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, is designed to prepare administrators to analyze problems and solve them effectively.
The MPA program is interdisciplinary, designed to meet the educational needs of students who have earned specialized, technical, or liberal arts degrees and who are seeking to expand or update their knowledge of administration.
In addition to the General Program, four concentrations are available:
Administration of Nonprofit Agencies
Criminal Justice Administration
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