Master On Campus Online Blended

Public Administration

Hamline University

24 months
880 USD/credit 21120 USD/year
570 USD/credit 13680 USD/year
Tuition fee
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It’s more than a career; it’s your community. That’s why Hamline has been an innovator in public administration education for more than 30 years. The Public Administration program is offered at Hamline University.


The Public Administration program from Hamline University takes a theory-to-practice approach so you immediately apply what you learn. Build your expertise and enrich your community while working with instructors who have years of experience in their respective fields and are passionate about teaching.

With an MPA Degree from Hamline, you will:

  • Develop your expertise so you can address continuous change and provide important leadership to public sector agencies to positively affect people's lives.
  • Expand your professional network, learning from instructors and colleagues who are actively engaged in public service and joining a network of more than 1,000 MPA alumni serving the public across the state and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading in Organizations
  • Nonprofit and Government Collaboration
  • Data Analytics and Decision Making
  • Program Evaluation and Assessment
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Fiscal Management
  • Human Resource Management for Government
  • Administrative Law
  • Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline applications are processed on a rolling basis, but applications submitted after the deadlines are reviewed if time exists and space permits.


48 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international applicants must pay a $100 application fee. The application fee is accepted in the form of a bank draft (payable to Hamline University).
    • Write 1-2 pages (typed, double-spaced) describing your career goals and how a Masters or Doctorate degree at Hamline will help you reach them.
    • We require that all international applicants submit an official course-by-course evaluation from an expert Academic Credential Evaluator. 
    • Students are responsible to cover all fees of such evaluation as well as to make their own arrangements with the Credential Evaluation Company to send their documents directly to Hamline University.
    • Recommendation letters can come from teachers, undergraduate major advisors, research advisors, work supervisors, or work colleagues. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 880 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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