Master of Public Administration and Policy Program By American University Online |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The online Master of Public Administration and Policy program consists of 12 three-credit courses (36 credits in total), each eight weeks long. It includes a well-planned sequence of public administration courses and public policy courses from American University's NASPAA-accredited MPA and MPP programs. The MPAP program culminates in a capstone course that allows you to incorporate everything you've learned into completion of a policy analysis or administrative project for a real-world client.

Our online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) degree provides the core competencies of both disciplines for a distinctive advantage in the competitive marketplace. Our graduates put their skill set to use as project managers or program directors, or as public policy analysts, public affairs specialists, and consultants. The public and nonprofit sectors, as well as companies that advise and deliver public services, value managers and analysts with versatile skill sets who are able to effectively coordinate and communicate across sectors and levels of government. They value our graduates' ability to grasp complex problems and craft effective solutions to improve policies and public service delivery.

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The online Master of Public Administration and Policy program consists of 12 three-credit courses (36 credits in total), each eight weeks long. It includes a well-planned sequence of public administration courses and public policy courses from American University's NASPAA-accredited MPA and MPP programs. The MPAP program culminates in a capstone course that allows you to incorporate everything you've learned into completion of a policy analysis or administrative project for a real-world client.

Our online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) degree provides the core competencies of both disciplines for a distinctive advantage in the competitive marketplace. Our graduates put their skill set to use as project managers or program directors, or as public policy analysts, public affairs specialists, and consultants. The public and nonprofit sectors, as well as companies that advise and deliver public services, value managers and analysts with versatile skill sets who are able to effectively coordinate and communicate across sectors and levels of government. They value our graduates' ability to grasp complex problems and craft effective solutions to improve policies and public service delivery.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
68+
7+
3+
24 Months
Jan
May
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

65,232 USD
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International Students

65,232 USD
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