Aurora University



347 S. Gladstone Ave.

Aurora, IL 60506

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

Become a Leader in Your Community

Earn an Online Master of Public Administration in Just One Year

Develop the skills you need to succeed in public service or nonprofit administration with Aurora University's 100 percent online Master of Public Administration degree. Graduates are prepared for a wide variety of public administration and nonprofit careers, such as positions as a grant writer, executive director, management analyst, and more. Learn to apply public administration theories to real-world situations as you study relevant topics such as community relations, public finance, nonprofit management, and more.

This program also offers a series of leadership electives.* Comprised of instruction focused on leadership methods and techniques, this series is designed to prepare you for a career as a leader in your field.

We developed the online MPA program in partnership with numerous community leaders and public service professionals in Chicagoland, including city planners, police chiefs, and fire chiefs. In addition, our courses are taught by instructors with extensive experience in their fields.

*This series of electives will be available by Summer 1 2019


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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