MPA Online

Public Administration (Online)

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Public Administration (Online) program at Florida International University is ranked the 9th best Online MPA program in the country by U.S. News and World Report.


At Florida International University courses are offered online on an annual rotation. In this Public Administration (Online) program students can take one, two, three or four graduate classes at a time.

Please note that the MPA program utilizes rolling admissions. Applications will be reviewed and admissions decisions will be made as applications are received. Please do not wait until the final deadline date to apply.

Program Highlights

  • Top-Quality Faculty: The FIU MPA Faculty is the largest in South Florida. The majority of the program’s courses are taught by full-time FIU Public Administration professors who are also top scholars in the field of public administration as well as experienced and accomplished public officials. To view the CV's of our full-time faculty visit the PA Faculty Page, or to view the resumes of our MPA adjunct professors, please visit our MPA Adjunct Page.
  • Top Quality NASPAA-Accredited Curriculum: FIU’s MPA program is accredited by The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).
  • Top Quality Students: Our students are very well accomplished academically and professionally. The MPA program's admissions is very competitive and selective.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political, Social & Economic Context of Public Administration
  • Human Resources Management & Policy
  • Quantitative Applications
  • Public Finance & the Budgetary Process
  • Smart Governance
  • Policy Analysis & Program Planning
  • Applied Research Methods for Accountability in Public and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Leadership & Decision Making

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution;
  • Three letters of recommendation from undergraduate faculty or work supervisors;
  • Current resume;
  • Three page essay; (Note: The essay should demonstrate graduate level writing competency and should address long term career goals associated with earning a Master of Public Administration. Students may also discuss passions for public issues or policies and may communicate potential for success in graduate school.)
  • GRE, GMAT, or LSAT score if undergraduate GPA is less than 3.25 in the last 60 credits of upper division coursework;
  • Submit an application fee;
  • Submit official transcript/s.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 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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