Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

Empire State University

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • Degree Level
    Master of Public Administration
  • Contact Us
    518-587-2100 ext. 2429

Earn your master degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) at Empire State University is designed for civil servants and others who aspire to career advancement in public service or the not-for-profit service sector. Providing students with advanced skill sets that are necessary for supervisory and managerial positions, the MPA will introduce students to the historical development of the field, practical skills as well as to recent trends and prominent issues in Public Administration. Through understanding the interplay of governmental interventions, political factors, and ethical implications, students will be able to analyze, evaluate, and administer policies and programs. Graduates of the program qualify for responsible and well-compensated positions, including director, coordinator, and management and leadership roles in public and not-for-profit organizations.

What's a master's degree?
A master's degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to complete and typically requires students to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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