Master of Public Administration

Make a Difference With a Master’s in Public Administration

Improving public services. Securing necessary funding. Changing lives. Franklin University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree empowers you to put your passion into practice advancing the work of government and nonprofit organizations. You’ll build management, planning and leadership skills tailored to the specific needs of government and mission-driven organizations. 

Focus on Your Interests

Take advantage of elective courses in criminal justice administration, healthcare administration or human resource management to adapt the program toward your desired career path. 

Compete Your Degree in 17 Months

Online Master of Public Administration

Urbana University is a branch campus of Franklin University. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has built its reputation by removing barriers to higher education for busy adults who balance earning a degree with other commitments.

Learn more about the program, including admission requirements, tuition information and application deadlines.

Careers

Develop industry knowledge and needed skills to advance in your field

Through simulations and case studies, your MPA coursework provides the opportunity to build in-demand skills in public and nonprofit leadership, organizational analysis, policy-making, budgeting and financial management, and personnel administration. 

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