Master of Public Administration, Certificate - Public Administration
The Master of Public Administration degree trains you for public service careers. We’ll help you develop the modern analytic and quantitative tools you’ll need to analyze and make decisions about the complex problems of government and nonprofit organizations.
Designed for both new graduates and those already employed in the public sector seeking advancement, the M.P.A. program in the Department of Public Management provides students with the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain the skills necessary to take on challenging assignments in budgeting, planning, public policy formulation, public finance, public personnel administration, and collective bargaining. The interdisciplinary program covers topics in city management, personnel and labor relations, and community clinical services, among others. You may also elect to take courses in management, criminal justice, fire science, psychology, economics, and more.
The university is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.
International Student Requirements:
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