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Saint Charles, MO 63301
Master of Public Administration
Gain the skills to succeed in a leadership role in the public sector with the online master’s in public administration from Lindenwood University. This flexible program combines administrative skills and policy analysis to provide a strong foundation for public sector leadership. In addition, the courses in our online MPA program use either non-traditional textbooks or no textbooks at all in order to provide timely and relevant material.
In Lindenwood University’s public administration online master’s degree program, students will explore the practical and conceptual tools needed to excel in the field. Study vital subjects such as public finance, governmental budgeting and policy analysis. Learn to effectively use fiscal management, ethical decision making, policy analysis and human relation skills to lead a public agency or civic organization. Faculty with public sector expertise will guide understanding of the ethical issues and theories relevant to public administration. Graduates will develop, implement, and evaluate effective programs for local, state, or federal governments.
With an MPA degree, graduates can pursue careers in a variety of areas, including careers in government, international agencies, or policy think tanks. Some graduates enter roles as a legislative staffer. The degree can also be applied to careers in government relations, policy analysis services, or city administration.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999