Public Administration

Widener University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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At Widener, success means more than a graduate degree. As you complete courses led by public administration insiders, you'll become part of a network that will follow you long after graduation. We offer a master degree in Public Administration at the Widener University.


With an emphasis on community connection and advancing public service, you'll elevate your career. A variety of specializations within the program allow you to build a flexible learning path around your unique interests, while a focus on leadership and managerial skills help you build confidence in the workplace.

Getting your master's in Public Administration at Widener University means learning effective leadership and managerial skills while building community connections alongside industry professionals.

Flexible Learning Environment

  • Take the inside track to success with the MPA program. We tailor to both working professionals and recent graduates with courses offered on weekday evenings and a customizable experience to meet your professional needs. 
  • Choose from four specializations or select elective courses that best fit your career goals.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Policy in the American Federal System
  • Purposeful Leadership
  • Budgeting & Human Resource Management
  • Legal & Ethical Environment of Public Service

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Nonrefundable application fee ($35)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • A one-page personal statement describing reasons and expectations for study in the program
  • GRE scores will be considered as part of an application but are not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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