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Executive Master of Public Administration

24 months
17436 USD/year
17436 USD/year
9444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Executive Master of Public Administration at Ohio University is a program for professionals who have been in the workplace for at least three years. The program is a unique opportunity for in-career professionals to earn a degree in just 20 Saturdays over a two-year period through online-based and in-person classes at our Dublin Campus.


Program Overview

  • The Executive Master of Public Administration at Ohio University program introduces students to the fundamental elements of public policy and administration. These elements include disciplinary knowledge of public policy and administration, public service, leadership and data management. Our emphasis on combining theory and practice helps students learn to think critically and creatively, while engaging in problem solving activities that address both real and theoretical situations.

Built For Working Professionals, Like You

  • The Voinovich School Executive MPA program provides an opportunity for working professionals to upgrade their skills or jump start a new career path and earn an MPA, while juggling busy work and home lives. Executive MPA students learn to apply public management skills critically and creatively to solve real-world problems for their specific career path:
  • Nonprofit/Non-governmental organization
  • Public sector
  • Local, state or national government
  • Healthcare
  • Social services
  • Economic development
  • Law enforcement, fire and other public safety services
  • Active duty military and veterans of U.S. Armed Forces
  • Public agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Administration
  • Public Sector Program Evaluation
  • Research Methods in Leadership and Public Affairs
  • Measuring Outcomes in Public and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership and Public Value

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least three years of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of intent/professional statement
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • No GRE/GMAT required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4722 USD per semester during 24 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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