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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Gain the knowledge to translate policies into programs that work for the public good. Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through this online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Gain management and organizational skills as you study how the administration of policy can positively affect underserved populations. Examine current research in the field as you position yourself to promote collaboration across agencies and departments.

Receive a 10% tuition reduction if you reside outside the U.S. and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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What Our Students Say:

“My Walden degree has given me the confidence and credentials to go forth in uncharted waters. I have used the skills I acquired through my academic and professional experiences to improve the lives of people in my community.”

Alexandria K. Osborne

Walden Graduate
Alexandria K. Osborne


  • Study online, sharing insights in a diverse international classroom.
  • Acquire the organizational capabilities needed to administer and oversee diverse and complex agencies.
  • Explore ethical solutions to advance and improve the lives of citizens and organizations.
  • Learn to balance budgets, write and negotiate contracts, manage conflict, and build partnerships.
  • Expand your understanding through in-depth research, practical coursework, and a virtual city that simulates real-life scenarios.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Global Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Homeland Security Policy and Coordination
  • International Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities
  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace

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