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Secure Your Future as a Public Service Leader

Today’s public service professionals need to meet evolving challenges with effective leadership and managerial skills. The School of Public Policy and Administration’s online master of public administration (MPA) from the University of Delaware helps you strengthen your knowledge and skills in these areas using applied research and case studies. Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in government, nonprofit and private sectors.

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This flexible online program is founded on a model of integrating theory and practice into applicable solutions. It will challenge you to examine case studies and apply best practices to enhance your foundation in public service management strategy and prepare for leadership roles.

In this 36-credit (30 month) program you will:

  • Explore the latest research on emergent needs in public service
  • Gain the knowledge and management skills to lead organizations through today’s most pressing challenges
  • Study curriculum developed by a faculty of practitioners in the field

This program prepares you with the management competencies and acumen that are essential for accountable and effective leadership in public service.

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This program is available on-line.

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

DE Resident: $972;   US Student: $972
International: $972

The University of Delaware tuition rate for the MPA (Public Administration) Online master’s program is $972 per credit hour in 2015-2016.

The “Over-60 Tuition Free Degree Program” applies to Delaware residents over age 60 and is not applicable to online degree programs.



Application Deadline:

August-15 Final deadline to apply

January-23 Final deadline to apply

May-22 Final deadline to apply


For more about this program contact:
UD Online
Newark, DE 19716
844-237-1338 • Email >



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