Upper Iowa University

Division of Graduate Studies

Master of Public Administration - General Study emphasis



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Administration - General Study emphasis

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of Upper Iowa's Master of Public Administration program with a General Studies emphasis provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to assume a leadership role and to improve administrative and managerial quality in government and non-profit organizations. UIU offers a flexible program that provides the essential components of a well-rounded public administration education, while allowing learners the flexibility to design a course of study that meets their specific career goals.

Our curriculum is built on the three pillars: The ability to effectively utilize the scientific method to address issues facing government agencies and non-profit organizations; Emphasis areas that develop administrative, leadership and management skills; and an understanding for the role public administration plays in maintaining and strengthening core democratic values.

UIU learners will be able to apply their analytical, communication, problem solving and research skills to the complex and often interconnected and interdisciplinary problems faced by mangers and leaders in government agencies and non-profit organizations.



The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Remote Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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