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Featured Program: Master of Public Administration

by South University
March 8, 2011

Did you know that South University offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program? It’s a post-graduate degree for you natural born leaders that work in public or non-profit sectors. If that description fits you, keep reading to learn more about the program and how it can enhance your career potential.

What is the MPA degree? Simply, it is a professional degree designed to make you an action-oriented, problem-solving managers for the public sector, especially at the state and local levels of government. By drawing from fields including anthropology, economics, sociology, law, political science and regional planning, the MPA degree program is interdisciplinary in nature.

Offered through South University’s College of Business, this online MPA degree program can help to enhance your professional abilities and provide you with some skills that today’s companies seek in an employee. You can choose one of five specializations:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Information Technology

What makes this MPA degree program unique? As a student of South University’s MPA degree program online, you can benefit from the convenience and flexibility of online education without sacrificing the quality of your education. You will receive the high quality instruction that one would expect from a university with such a rich academic heritage. All of South University’s faculty are doctoral level degree-holding practitioners in their field.

Ok, but is it practical? Now that you now what you can learn and why, you may be asking yourself, "If I get an MPA degree, how could I use it?" Well, the MPA degree is a critical degree for individuals looking to pursue opportunities in politics, civil service, military service, and other related fields in the public sector.

If you would like to learn more about the MPA degree program online, click here, or simply call 1-888-444-3404 and speak with an Admissions Representative.

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