Post University Online

Master of Public Administration


800 Country Club Road

P.O. Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

You’re looking for a different kind of Master of Public Administration degree that helps you develop your practical skillset and get ahead in your career. While many other online MPA degree programs focus almost exclusively on the public sector, Post has integrated its MBA with its MPA degree program to create a valuable, innovative academic experience that enhances your executive administration skills so you can make a real difference in your organization while you learn.

By blending graduate-level public administration and business courses, our MPA curriculum develops your management, organizational and financial skills to help you advance in the nonprofit sector. The decision-making strategies and planning techniques you’ll learn can help you lead and manage change within established public sector organizations and startups alike. 

In our Master of Public Administration program, you’ll:

  • Discover how local, regional, national, and global trends may affect and shape government agencies, public sector programs, and nonprofit organizations

  • Take courses with other motivated professionals 

  • Learn from our faculty of experienced professionals who bring their practical knowledge to the classroom

  • Earn your degree completely online in an accelerated program format

Note: The Post University MPA program is not a licensure program.  As licensure is a professional process, it is up to each student to fully understand the licensure process, as it varies from state to state and area of specialization.  The faculty and staff in the MPA program are here to support and advise students on program requirements, but it is ultimately the responsibility of individual student to be in charge of his/her own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure.  Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.



Post University is licensed by the State of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is accredited through the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The following degree programs are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Science - Accounting, Marketing, Management; Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management; Master of Science – Accounting; Master – Business Administration.

Eligibility Requirements:


Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 37

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Financial Aid assistance is available to those who qualify. FAFSA Code: 001401

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