General Program Specialization - Master of Public Administration (MPA)

General Program

A broad understanding of the field of public administration can help prepare you for a range of career options at federal, state, and local agencies as well as in the private and nonprofit sectors. In the General Program, you will have the opportunity to gain cross-sectoral management and communication skills that can be applied domestically and globally.

Completion Requirements

  • 46 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (1 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Capstone Seminar (5 cr.)

    Estimated time to completion is 15 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress; credits transferred, if applicable; and prerequisite courses. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


    Note: The specializations are optional for the MPA program. Students who choose not to pursue a specialization will complete only these courses.

    *For elective courses students may choose any specialization course within the MPA program

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