Master Online

Public Administration

Lindenwood University

18 months
555 USD/credit 13320 USD/year
555 USD/credit 13320 USD/year
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Develop the interdisciplinary skills needed to pursue a career in government operations in 18 months. This Public Administration (MPA) degree at Lindenwood University offers the ability to customize your curriculum with electives.


Lead the Public Sector

Gain the skills to succeed in a leadership role in the public sector with the online Master of Public Administration program from Lindenwood University. This flexible program prepares you for a career in government or at an international agency or organization.

When you earn your master’s in public administration online, you will explore the practical and conceptual tools needed to excel in the field. Our program at Lindenwood University combines business administration and human services to give you a strong foundation. Study vital subjects such as public finance, governmental budgeting and economic analysis.

In addition, the courses in our online MPA program are textbook-free or use non-traditional textbooks in order to provide timely and relevant material.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration: Principles, Applications and Ethics
  • Program-Implementation and Evaluation
  • Governmental Budgeting
  • Economic Analysis for Policy Makers
  • Public Finance and Taxation
  • Business-Government Environment
  • Capstone Course in Public Administration

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 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

  • Online application
  • Current résumé
  • Letter of intent, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s), as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • GMAT is not required. Applicants with a lower GPA, however, may submit official GMAT or GRE scores in lieu of the 3.0 GPA requirement. Admission based on GMAT or GRE scores is granted to students who have an official minimum GMAT score of 500 or combined GRE scores of 300. Scores should less than five years old at the time of application. Applicants who do not meet the GPA, GMAT, or GRE thresholds may be considered for further evaluation and an interview may be required. Please discuss options with your enrollment counselor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    13320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 18 months.


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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