Master Online

Economic Development

Murray State University

12 months
419 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
419 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
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The online Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Economic Development from Murray State University delves into municipal development and building private-public partnerships.


Help stimulate job creation, create tax revenue and nurture economic prosperity for communities with the skills you will gain in the Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Economic Development online program from Murray State University.

You will learn about restructuring market incentives to leverage private investment, developing community-based businesses, affordable housing, and financial institutions in order to improve community life.


  • Our relevant core coursework gives you a background in key areas of public administration, including policy analysis, budgeting and finance, organizational theory, human resource management and more. 
  • A choice of electives enables you to shape your degree to meet your career goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research Methods
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Public Organizations
  • Public Sector Human Resource Management
  • Economic Development Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 International Student Application
  • Diploma or Graduation Certificate (if you have graduated)
  • University Transcripts
  • IELTS or TOEFL Scores
  • Murray State University ESL Program
  • Financial Guarantee or Bank Statement
  • Copy of Passport
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 OR a GMAT score of 450 (or GRE score of 289) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 419 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 419 USD per credit during 12 months.


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