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Made for you
Your master’s in public administration is at your fingertips. The program is available completely online wherever you are in your career.
The knowledge and skills you learn in this program will help you advance in your career or begin a new one.
The practical courses led by expert faculty focus on three main areas: public safety, local government management and public policy.
Move through course work at your own pace after earning your undergraduate degree.
Complete your undergraduate degree while you work toward your graduate degree at the same time.
Building blocks to the MPA
The political science department offers many certificates for professionals who want to expand in new directions.
When you work toward these certificates, you can also earn credits toward a Master of Public Administration degree. 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.