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Online Master’s of Public Administration (MPA)
Begins every Fall (August), Spring (January) Summer (May)
- 36 Credits
- 2+ Years to Complete
- 100% Online
- Live Web Classes Held 1 Evening Per Week
- Semester-based Courses
- In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency
The mission of the MPA program at the University of North Dakota is to instill public service values and to prepare people to enter into or advance in government or related fields.
Ranked #12 on 2015 Top Online MPA Degres
UND’s online MPA degree was ranked #12 by topmanagementdegrees.com in it’s 2015 Top 50 Online Master’s Degrees in Public Administration.
UND offers the same rate of tuition for online courses regardless of residency status. This means that you will pay UND’s in-state tuition rate for your online MPA regardless of where you live!
About the Online MPA
UND’s online MPA program prepares you for administrative roles in all levels of the governmental, non-profit, healthcare and social sectors.
A Health Administration track is also available for those interested in health-related careers.
The online MPA program focuses on developing the management and analytical skills necessary for being a successful public administrator, including:
- fiscal management
- human resource development
- public policy
- research methods
- management theories
- governmental institutions
- enhanced communication skills
- broad public administration education
- outstanding analysis and decision-making skills
- commitment to improving the quality of service provided to the public
You also may pursue a fully-online Graduate Certificate in Health Administration. Public Administration. Policy Analysis or Social Entrepreneurship by completing 12 credits of graduate-level coursework.