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Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at Northern Michigan University is unique in that it is offered 100 percent online. To add to its distinction, the MPA program is also nationally ranked as one of the top 50 MPA programs in the country. 

The program is designed for both in-service and pre-service students. MPA students will expand their theoretical understanding of the field of public administration and develop essential competency in basic methodological and technical areas. Students also select a concentration in a sub-field that will advance their career expertise. The program offers concentrations in the areas of criminal justice administration, human resource administration, state and local government, and public management.


Bulletin Year: 2022 - 2023 Graduate Bulletin