University of San Francisco

School of Management

Master of Public Administration


101 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

University of San Francisco’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program offers demanding courses that prepare students to address the public interest, contribute to the common good, and utilize their education to serve their communities, especially those most vulnerable. The USF MPA challenges you to apply evidence-based research in ethical practices and humane policies at the local, regional, state, and national levels.

USF's MPA program offers an optional concentration in Health Services Administration. The program is available at USF campuses in San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento. Classes are taught on weeknights or weekends to accommodate the schedules of working public administrators. For more information, visit our website.


USF is a founding member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has been accredited by WASC since the 1940s.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants must submit a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (as applicable).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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