Notre Dame de Namur University

Master of Public Administration - Public Affairs Administration

Address:

1500 Ralston Ave

Belmont, CA 94002

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration - Public Affairs Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Now more than ever, dynamic agencies and companies across both the public and private sectors of the economy need business-minded leadership with a potent combination of administrative savvy and community awareness. NDNU’s online Master of Public Administration blends these traits, offering a thorough understanding of public policy and administrative knowledge for maximum career advantage.

Combining the flexibility of online learning and the accessibility and encouragement that has been a hallmark of NDNU since 1851, the online Master of Public Administration is a convenient and cost-effective way to advance your current career, position yourself in the job market, or build a foundation for community-minded entrepreneurship to bring about new kinds of change to the world.

The online Master of Public Administration from NDNU also features three career-building concentrations to match your interests and professional goals:

  • Human Resources Management – Ideal for emerging HR leaders or top executives in the public or private sector who want to build a diverse and dynamic workforce with emphasis on cultural synergy, productive labor/management relations, effective recruiting, and more. Students in this concentration will develop the people-management and workforce-development skills to promote positive change and help individuals and teams realize their full potential.
  • Public Affairs Administration – For those who seek leadership roles at public agencies, non-profit companies, law enforcement agencies, non-governmental organizations and other service-oriented companies. Coursework covers administrative law, public policy evaluation, management of diversity in the workforce, plus an elective class related to effective human resource management. Graduates with this concentration can apply what they learn anywhere where there is a need for an effective, caring, and inspiring leader.
  • General – This course includes the best of both concentrations by offering students the option to design a custom curriculum from courses in both Public Affairs Administration and Human Resources Management.

Human Resources Management – Ideal for emerging HR leaders or top executives in the public or private sector who want to build a diverse and dynamic workforce with emphasis on cultural synergy, productive labor/management relations, effective recruiting, and more. Students in this concentration will develop the people-management and workforce-development skills to promote positive change and help individuals and teams realize their full potential.
Public Affairs Administration – For those who seek leadership roles at public agencies, non-profit companies, law enforcement agencies, non-governmental organizations and other service-oriented companies. Coursework covers administrative law, public policy evaluation, management of diversity in the workforce, plus an elective class related to effective human resource management. Graduates with this concentration can apply what they learn anywhere where there is a need for an effective, caring, and inspiring leader.

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have a Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001179

Locale: Large Suburb

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