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Create Sustainable Change With Our Public Administration Master’s Programs

Become a more effective and influential public service leader with Walden’s public administration master’s programs. We’ve been cultivating public administration change agents since 2002.

Walden’s master’s in public administration (MPA) and MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership programs are grounded in real-world application. Gain practical skills to help you get your voice heard and translate your ideas into action. Whether you want to manage vital public programs or lead a nonprofit organization, our public administration programs can help you open new doors.

Public Administration Master’s Programs

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Nonprofit Management and Leadership

    Specialization

Nonprofit organizations face unique challenges that include funding initiatives, recruiting and retaining volunteers, analyzing public policy, and advocating for reforms in legislation. In the Nonprofit Management and Leadership specialization, you’ll explore best practices for navigating through budgeting and finance issues, cultivating stakeholder relationships, and developing strategic plans that foster collaboration across sectors.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Diversity and Social Justice

    Specialization

In Walden’s MPA Diversity and Social Justice specialization, you’ll examine the integral role of diversity in public policy and administration.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Emergency Management

    Specialization

Designed for public safety administrators and emergency responders who want to move forward in their careers, this specialization examines vital emergency management issues and contingency planning.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Law and Public Policy

    Specialization

The Law and Public Policy specialization explores the relationship between statutes and case law and the impact that legislation and court systems can have on public policy. Explore fundamental legal concepts and current topics in law as well as U.S. Supreme Court cases that have had a major precedential effect on individual rights.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Self-Designed

    Specialization

With the Self-Designed specialization, you can create your own learning experience and focus on nonprofit management and leadership theories, principles, and practices in an area that matches your specific goals and interests.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities

    Specialization

Within the Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities specialization, you will discuss what sustainability and livability mean and explore a wide range of tools, strategies, and skills you can use to create sustainable communities that are more environmentally sound, economically prosperous, and socially equitable.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Specialization

Designed for entrepreneurial professionals and students across all disciplines, coursework in this Walden MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership specialization covers a range of organizational activities and structures and nonprofit sector responses.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Global Leadership

    Specialization

Explore strategies for helping Global South countries or developing regions build modern, sustainable communities with the Global Leadership specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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