Master Online

Public Administration

University of Phoenix

17 months
698 USD/credit 17737 USD/year
698 USD/credit 17737 USD/year
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Our Public Administration curriculum at University of Phoenix is designed to align with leading industry organizations such as the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA®).


You recognize the challenges and opportunities in the public and nonprofit administration sector. Now prepare to lead the charge in solving them. Drive reform and progress within nonprofit, government or public service organizations with an Public Administration program from University of Phoenix. You can earn your degree in as little as 17 months, and you’ll take just one 6-week course at a time. That way, you’ll gain the skills to create and implement public policy while keeping up with your job and family.

In this MPA program, you’ll learn to:

  • Communicate with multiple stakeholders, elected officials and the public
  • Analyze legislative and judicial processes
  • Analyze and manage public financing and budgets
  • Understand the unique role of shared decision-making between appointed and elected officials
  • Analyze and present data to diverse stakeholder groups
  • Evaluate public sector programs for effectiveness

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communications For Public Administrators
  • Human Capital Development In The Public Sector
  • Law And Public Administration
  • Public Administration Institutions And Processes
  • Leading Organizational Change In The Public Sector
  • Data Analysis For Public Policy And Management
  • Public Finance
  • Public Budgeting
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Policy Planning And Implementation
  • Public Administration Applied Project
  • Leveraging Technology In The Public Sector

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 17 months

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36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All academic records from international colleges and countries outside the United States are evaluated by the evaluation service provided by University of Phoenix.
  • A valid, acceptable visa or resident alien status is required if an applicant lives and/or works in the United States and is not a U.S. citizen. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17737 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 698 USD per credit during 17 months.
  • National

    17737 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 698 USD per credit during 17 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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