Azusa Pacific University System
Master of Public Administration
Cost Per Unit
The online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is designed to prepare individuals for leadership opportunities in public governance, law enforcement, as well as non-governmental organizations including the nonprofit sector. The MPA student will acquire professional knowledge and practical skills in organizational leadership, public policy development, political strategy for problem-solving, finance for decision-making, stakeholder engagement with diverse populations, and values-based ethics.
- Relevant knowledge and skills for effective leadership in a variety of organizational settings
- A practical blend of theory and real-world application of relevant principles
- Evaluation of decision-making processes using biblical concepts and values-based ethics
- Graduates leave prepared for leadership careers in multiple fields, or to continue with doctoral studies
Students are equipped to pursue in-demand careers in the field of public administration in both government and non-governmental organizations, including nonprofit organizations. Potential employers include local, county, or state government; non-governmental organizations; nonprofit organizations; or public works agencies.
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