Kaplan University’s Master of Public Administration could help you gain the edge to become more marketable and advance in a career in public service.* Career-driven curriculum is aimed at building your skills and knowledge in areas such as ethics and leadership, budgeting, and strategic planning. The program offers intensive study areas in health care management, governmental management, emergency and disaster management, and criminal justice so you can hone in on a relevant career path. Courses are taught by accessible and engaging instructors with years of public administration experience. Kaplan University’s engaging educational platform provides access to industry resources and allows you to network with other students and faculty nationwide. Additionally, the Career Services team and online alumni networking opportunities are available to you even after you graduate. At Kaplan University, we believe in your talent and that with your hard work and a new degree you can become empowered to make difference.
*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.
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Kaplan University is regionally accredited. See the Kaplan University website for details.
Facts & Figures
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Private, for-profit, Higher Education
20,000 and above
Quarter Schedule (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
All of your courses and programs at Kaplan University can be completed online.
Windows XP/Vista/7 OR Mac OS X. 10 GB hard-drive space. 1024 x 768 monitor with a 16-bit or greater video card. DVD-ROM drive or CD-ROM. Sound card with speakers and microphone. Microsoft Office 2003+. IE 7.0+ OR Firefox 3.013+. High speed Internet.
One of the greatest benefits of being online is that there are no geographical boundaries. This benefits the student in many ways, from convenience to a better selection of instructors to practical knowledge in many different areas.
There are no on-campus requirements.
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