South University

Master of Public Administration


709 Mall Boulevard

Savannah, GA 31406

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Public Administration degree program is designed to address the needs of students for applied coursework in areas of critical importance to local, state, and national governmental and non-profit organizations. The program is organized around core, specialization, elective, and capstone courses that cover a broad range of governmental and non-profit topics to help develop each student's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Students seeking a broad knowledge and understanding may elect the core Master of Public Administration program. Students who prefer a more focused approach can select from specializations in Non-Profit Management, Public Policy, Criminal Justice, and Information Technology. In addition, students have the opportunity, with approval, of creating their own focus of study. Students in this program will have an opportunity to develop a solid foundation in management in the public and non-profit sectors.

This degree program can help prepare you to be a project/program manager, administrative services specialist, departmental manager, analyst, economic development specialist, and eventually (with applicable experience) executive director, economic development director, city manager, chief administrative officer or county manager.

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Accreditation & Licensing

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. For gainful employment data please visit Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805 © 2015 South University. All rights reserved. Our email address is


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Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Available to those who qualify

Classification: Associate's College

Loans Offered: Federal financial aid and student loans are available to those who qualify.

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