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Online Master of Public Administration

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Public Leadership. Positive Change.

With the extraordinary economic and political pressures facing public and nonprofit organizations, today’s public administrators need strategic solutions that effectively meet societal needs and benefit the common good.

Draw on the creativity, diversity and entrepreneurial energy that is the University of San Francisco’s online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Gain a deeper understanding of management, while examining the role of ethics in public service; and developing the public policy, budgeting, human resource planning, emerging technology skills needed to excel as a leader in the public sector.

Spark your professional growth, build your career as an effective public administrator, and start leading by earning your Master of Public Administration from the University of San Francisco.

What You Can Expect from the University of San Francisco’s Online MPA Degree:

  • Continue to excel in your current career while completing this 100% online program in as few as 24 months.
  • Benefit from optimal class sizes while building enduring relationships with fellow students and faculty.
  • Apply course lessons to immediately incorporate improvements to programs and policies benefiting your organization, communities, and your personal career growth.
  • Take advantage of an MPA program that derives its curriculum following the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) accreditation standards for master’s degree programs.

Begin Your Journey Today

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Regulations for Online Degree Program Applicants

Due to regulations regarding online degree programs in higher education, effective November 1, 2011, the University of San Francisco is unable to accept applications for admission to online degree programs from students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin. For questions, please contact the Office of Online Education at 415-422-4962.