Admissions: Programs of Study


Public Administration


Marywood's 30-credit online MPA program emphasizes both administrative theories and the practical skills necessary to apply those theories to the challenges that confront public and nonprofit administrators. Coursework is research-focused, which encourages students to think critically about public policy issues.

Convenient, Fully Online Program

All classes are delivered online to make them convenient for working professionals. Weekly assignments can be completed at your own pace, and you can pursue your degree full- or part-time. Textbooks are provided free of charge.

Six Concentrations for Focused Study

You can choose from six concentrations, depending on your interest:

  • General public administration
  • Nonprofit management
  • Homeland security and disaster management
  • Health services administration
  • Social work
  • Criminal justice

Credit Hours: 30
Degree: Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Social Sciences

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Admissions

866-279-9663, ext 6002

Email: GoGrad@marywood.edu

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