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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

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.

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University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences

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.

About The Program

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.... [-]

USA Miami
January 2020
Part-time
Campus
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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA San Francisco
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Part-time
21 months
Campus
Online
Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration

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 Publi ... [+]

Best Part time Masters in Public Administration 2019/2020.

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. This is a stricto sensu postgraduate degree, which allows the student to conciliate him / her with his / her professional activity and to transfer knowledge to public organizations and society.

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Train leaders in the Brazilian public sector. The program enables new masters to advise, perform directing or management roles in public administration, as well as advance their academic careers.... [-]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro
February 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
22 months
Campus
University of Birmingham Online

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 A ... [+]

Online Masters of Public Administration

Designed to equip public-sector professionals with the tools necessary to help make a positive difference and help manage change in their sphere, the University of Birmingham’s 100% Online Masters of Public Administration will help you to evaluate your impact within local governance and strategic public management.

Delivered through the prestigious Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) – the United Kingdom’s leading centre for the study of local public service management, policy and governance – this programme is perfectly positioned to encourage progressive ideas and innovative thinking without having to set foot on campus.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
March 2020
Part-time
30 months
Online
Old Dominion University

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. ... [-]
USA Norfolk
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Online
Seton Hall University Online

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 ... [+]

About Us

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.

Accreditation

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.... [-]

USA South Orange
September 2020
Part-time
24 - 36 months
Online
Unicaf University (ZM)

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.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applican... [-]
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Africa International University

The 2-year Master of Public Administration program is aimed at preparing pre-service students for leadership and administrative careers. For the in-service student, the p ... [+]

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

It is a two-year program that requires completion of 54 credit hours spread out in 4 semesters.

Each semester runs for 15 weeks, 14 of which are dedicated to synchronous engagements between the lecturers and the students. One week dedicated to final sit-in examinations.

Master of Public Administration is aimed at preparing pre-service students for leadership and administrative careers. For the in-service student, the program strengthens their personal and professional skills and prepares him/her for greater responsibilities as a leader or an administrator in the public and non-profit sectors.

It costs Kshs.75,000 ($750) tuition per semester.... [-]

Kenya Nairobi
December 2019
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Hertie School

The Hertie School’s Executive Master of Public Administration is tailored to the busy schedules of working professionals, equipping them with cutting-edge knowledge and t ... [+]

A unique forum for exchange, learning and professional development

The Hertie School’s Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) is a flexible, fully accredited executive master’s programme in English equipping participants across all sectors with cutting-edge knowledge and tools to lead teams and organizations, shape decision-making and manage change in the workplace.

Mid-career professionals in the public sector, the business world or civil society are confronted with similar challenges. The Executive MPA equips them with innovative ideas to lead people, shape decisions or change the institutions they work for.

Skills, knowledge, and tools

Executive MPA participants can design their studies according to their individual needs and interests. A core set of modern theories of governance and management combined with a broad choice of practice-oriented electives and hands-on training accommodate the unique experiences each participant brings to the programme.... [-]

Germany Berlin
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
American University Online

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.

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USA Washington
September 2020
Part-time
24 months
Online
Mercy College

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 Program Outcomes PO1 The student should be able to analyze missions, visions, data and overall organizational performance to develop programs using research techniques. PO2 ... [-]
USA Dobbs Ferry USA Online
September 2020
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Manchester Metropolitan University

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. This course ... [+]

Overview

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. The key areas of health, welfare, ethics, trade, aid and disaster management are analysed, with a spotlight on the dramatic and innovative public services changes in the UK and the wider international context. This course provides insight into policy transfer between states in the international community and the shaping frameworks of international organisations, as well as considering the historical and cultural reasons why there remain significant differences in policy trajectories, public service management and service delivery.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Delaware Online

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.... [-]

USA Newark
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Part-time
30 months
Online
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.... [-]

USA Syracuse
September 2020
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Anna Maria College Online

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

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.

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 community partnerships, justice, and public policy, management policies in government finance and organizational theories. Classes are taught in a convenient online format, allowing students to balance school with work and life.

Anna Maria’s faculty is made up of working professionals with experience in the field. You’ll have the opportunity to gain experience from men and women who hold the jobs you’re looking for.... [-]

USA Paxton
January 2020
Part-time
2 years
Online