Public Administration: M.P.A. Online
Secure Your Future as a Public Service Leader
Today’s public service professionals need to meet evolving challenges with effective leadership and managerial skills. The Biden School of Public Policy and Administration’s online master of public administration (M.P.A.) from the University of Delaware helps you strengthen your knowledge and skills in these areas using applied research and case studies. Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in government, nonprofit and private sectors.
This flexible online program is founded on a model of integrating theory and practice into applicable solutions. It will challenge you to examine case studies and apply best practices to enhance your foundation in public service management strategy and prepare for leadership roles.
In this 36-credit (30 month) program you will:
- Explore the latest research on emergent needs in public service
- Gain the knowledge and management skills to lead organizations through today’s most pressing challenges
- Study curriculum developed by a faculty of practitioners in the field
This program prepares you with the management competencies and acumen that are essential for accountable and effective leadership in public service.
This program is available online.
Applications are accepted on a “rolling" basis upon completion and submission to the Graduate College.
January 15: Priority consideration to apply
August 15: Final deadline to apply
December 15: Priority consideration to apply
January 15: Final deadeline to apply.
April 15: Priority consideration to apply
May 15: Final deadline to apply.
The 2022-2023 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $950.