Invest in your future
Join our graduates who are seeing results from their time and financial investment.
8%-14% job growth
Made for you
Available completely online, the master's in public administration is at your fingertips. Advance your career or begin a new one. Expert faculty focus on three main areas: public safety, local government management and public policy.
Build your career with a specialized certificate
The political science department offers many certificates for professionals who want to expand in new directions. With just 12-18 hours of course work, you can achieve one of these certificates. If you pair two of them together, you may already meet the requirements for a Master of Public Administration.
Step into the public eye
One of the best things about the master's degree in public administration is its flexibility. You'll have many diverse career opportunities when you graduate.
Whether you want to into a new step career in public safety, government or non-profit leadership, this degree will build your skillset to propel your career forward.
Alex Jermeland, a 2014 alum, serves as a management analyst in Dakota County, Minnesota.