MPA - General Public Administration
Gain the knowledge and expertise needed to move into or advance in the field of public administration. In Capella's MPA General Public Administration specialization, you'll learn from faculty who are leaders in the field and bring insights from their experiences in regional, national, and international public sector environments, including the U.N., the U.S. Army, and local and state government agencies. With curriculum designed around national standards, you'll focus on building public value and learn to foster collaborative relationships with diverse populations. You'll develop the skills needed to create innovative solutions to public protection, policy, and governance challenges across a variety of fields. You'll work closely with a global network of experienced faculty and professional peers who enrich your learning throughout your program. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing management or leadership positions in government agencies, public service organizations, or public-private community networks.
|Accreditation||Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Requirements||Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution. |
|On Campus Requirement||All doctoral programs, clinically-focused master's programs, and some postmaster's programs require learners to attend academic residencies, either colloquia or the year-in-residence, offered in various locations. |
|Delivery Format||Online |
|Education Level||Master |
|Cost Per Credit||Tuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide. |