University of Texas at Arlington

Master of Public Administration


701 South Nedderman Drive

Arlington, TX 76019

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Public Administration degree prepares students to lead and manage in organizations at all levels of government and in nonprofit institutions. Unlike most traditional MPA programs, the curriculum is more management than policy-focused. It is designed for working professionals who want to pursue careers in government for the first time, or for those already employed in the public sector seeking career advancement. The MPA degree will help you develop the skills and expertise to meet the distinctive needs of urban communities.
The MPA offers you:

- Flexibility to suit your work schedule

- Real-world experience with internship opportunities in the DFW Metroplex or elsewhere

- A practical perspective to position you confidently for management careers in government


UT Arlington’s MPA program is accredited by NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration). UT Arlington’s College of Education and Health Professions is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). UT Arlington is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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