Establish credentials as a public policy leader with a degree from a top institution.
UND’s MPA program will help you become a successful public administrator, policy analyst, or nonprofit executive. We understand the challenges that public leaders face today. That’s why we’ve structured classes to help you face those challenges head-on and arrive at creative solutions. The curriculum includes coursework in ethics, human resources management, public budgeting, public policy, and other subjects needed for a successful career.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2+ years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a master's in public administration?
On-Campus or Online MPA Degree
Students must complete an internship and a capstone project. Students with at least one year of administrative experience may apply for an internship waiver.
Learn in the new Nistler CoBPA. It’s a modern and inviting building for UND's business and public administration students.
Distance doesn't affect our faculty's care. Students who participate online engage with faculty during class, over the phone and via email.
The Institute of Policy and Business Analytics serves as the research department for this program.
Receive personalized career support through the Pancratz Career Development Center. The Center is dedicated exclusively to career development for online and on-campus business and public administration students.
What can you do with a master's in public administration?
Master's in Public Administration Courses
Best Online Master's in Public Administration
Master's in Public Administration Online
Leader in Action
Kyle Thorson credits his experience and education at UND with building the skills necessary to lead in the community.