Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Establish credentials as a public policy leader with a degree from a top institution.
Governments and nonprofit organizations face a host of complex policy and management challenges. Graduates of UND's Master of Public Administration program learn to navigate those. Because each class is available on campus or online, you'll be able to study while keeping your current job — and put your new skills to immediate use.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2+ years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Public Administration at UND?
UND's M.P.A. program is offered either in person or online. Whether you attend on campus or stream your class via the Internet, you'll interact with faculty members and other students. That flexibility means you can earn a top-ranked degree no matter where you live, and pay in-state tuition. While the M.P.A. degree is similar, in some respects, to a M.B.A, it specifically prepares you to address the strategic challenges facing government and non-profit organizations. You'll confront issues such as ethics, management, leadership and other topics specific to public policy.
In additional to the general track, our flexible curriculum offers defined tracks in health administration and social entrepreneurship.
Top Public Administration Program in the Nation
Every accredited public administration program offers eduction, but not every program prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic instituions in the nation for public administration. We consitently rank amonthe best for educational quality, afforability and career outcomes.
This program is NASPAA Accredited by the Commission on Peer Review & Accreditation.