Master of Public Administration
Gain Leadership and Public Sector Management Skills with a Master's Degree in Public Administration
In Strayer University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, you will learn the theory and practice of managing non-profits and other publicly engaged organizations that are trying to make a difference in the world. You’ll gain the skills and expertise in your public administration degree that you’ll need in order to take a leadership role in the following:
- Government and nonprofit agencies
- Nongovernmental organizations
- Political offices
- Lobbying and consulting firms
- Activist organizations
At Strayer, we'll prepare you to rise as a leader any mission-based organization, whether your goal is to protect and empower citizens through political campaigns, provide critical medical or food aid abroad as part of a non-profit, or connect children and adults to enriching opportunities that will improve their lives. You’ll get to explore social, economic, and political frameworks and the ways that your skills can help position you public organization to make the biggest difference. A Master in Public Administration will help you see the big picture and spot opportunities for you to make people’s lives better.
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Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 4.5 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate88% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 4.5 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program at current rates are $28,820 for both full-time and part-time students. Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students enrolling for Winter 2014 and future quarters. Rates also apply to undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall 2013 Graduation Fund Plus Program at participating campuses in Virginia and Texas. For all other students enrolled prior to Winter 2014, please visit www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees for undergraduate tuition rates. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $1,800. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $71,900
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $0
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
|Title||O*Net Link||SOC Code|
|General and Operations Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-1021.00||11-1021.00|
|Investment Fund Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.03||11-9199.03|
|Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9131.00||11-9131.00|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.01||11-9199.01|
|Social and Community Service Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9151.00||11-9151.00|
|Supply Chain Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.04||11-9199.04|