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Online Master of Public Administration

Ohio University

24 months
819 USD/credit 24570 USD/year
819 USD/credit 24570 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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The MPA Online Master of Public Administration from Ohio University  can help you build the skills to address public needs in effective, efficient, and imaginative ways. We want you to take the big ideas in your head and put them into action by helping you develop as a project manager, communicator, policy analyst, and financial mind. 


Program Overview

  • At the MPA Online Master of Public Administration from Ohio University, our faculty and staff have dedicated decades to finding research-based solutions to challenges in the world, and that trickles down into the foundations of your learning.We’re uniquely prepared to help you learn the intricacies of public administration through a pragmatic approach. Study the management of financial and human resources. Learn how to take policy from planning to financing to execution and evaluation. Connect the public and private sector as partners, not adversaries. Help cut through red tape with organizational excellence, the kind that can translate just as effectively in a town hall or the halls of Congress.

Curriculum Designed for Action

  • Unlike other Master’s in Public Administration online programs, we offer a curriculum built for real challenges faced by public administrators. You won’t find us teaching hypotheticals. Instead, we focus on topics like data analysis, public-private partnerships, and measuring outcomes. 

We also offer four concentrations that reflect the current landscape of public affairs, such as:

  • Public Leadership and Management Concentration
  • Non-Profit Management Concentration
  • State and Local Government Management Concentration
  • Crisis and Emergency Management Concentration

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public Administration
  • Policy Analysis for Public Affairs and Leadership
  • Public Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Communication and Outreach for Nonprofit Management
  • Special Topics: Civic Innovation and Citizen Engagement
  • Crisis Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL score of 80 (iBT) or IELTS 6.5 minimum across all bands (for international applicants)
  • Letter of intent / Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit 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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