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Compare 49 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’ 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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Masters of Public Administration

University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full-time Part-time January 2020 USA Miami

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 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. This program is offered both in-person and fully online.

Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Public and Nonprofit Management

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Edmond

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.

Master of Public Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Online Part-time 21 months Request Info USA San Francisco + 1 more

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.

MPA in Public Management and Policy Studies

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full-time 1 year October 2020 Israel Haifa

The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking and manage public organizations in a changing and uncertain environment where economic, social and political dynamics constantly influence the daily operation of governments.

Online Master of Public Affairs

University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs
Online Full-time 9 weeks October 2019 USA Columbia

A master’s degree in public affairs from MU can help you further your existing career in government or nonprofit public service. If you believe positive collaboration across the public, private and nonprofit sectors is the best way to serve society, this may be the degree for you.

Online Masters of Public Administration

University of Birmingham Online
Online Part-time 30 months March 2020 United Kingdom UK 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 Administration.

Public Administration MPA

Old Dominion University
Online Full-time Part-time Request Info USA Norfolk

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.

Master of Public Administration

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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.

Master of Public Administration

Georgia Southern University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Statesboro

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.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full-time September 2019 USA Washington

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.

Master of Public Administration

Seton Hall University Online
Online Part-time 24 - 36 months September 2019 USA South Orange

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.

M.P.A. – Master of Public Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
Campus Online Full-time Part-time Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 more

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.

Nordic Master's Degree Programme in Innovative Governance and Public Management

Tampere University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

NORDIG offers a unique learning environment enabling students to create smart solutions and obtain sustainable learning outcomes in the field of public administration and management.

Master in Sociology of Organizations and Public Administration

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Latvia Jelgava

The current economic trends in Latvia and Europe highlight the necessity of highly qualified specialists and researchers in economics, management and sociological research.

Master of Public Administration

Central European University, School of Public Policy
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Hungary Budapest

The School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU) offers a two-year Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program that develops graduates with the knowledge base and applied skills to critically engage with policy processes and debates, the methods and training to promote and advocate for evidence-based policy, and a practitioner's perspective that enables them to move from "contemplation to application".