18 months
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Master of Public Administration (Online) is designed to help provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to implement policy as a civil servant in local, state, national, and global communities. 

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Through our online MPA program, you can prepare for a career in government, private, or nonprofit organizations by gaining the necessary skills essential in public administration.

Liberty University ’s Master of Public Administration (Online)  provides training in the fundamentals of advanced government concepts. Our professors will engage you in useful topics like community economic development and public policy analysis. Courses like these can help you develop your own local community. You can also learn to help your organization adjust to new policies.

In addition to covering the management of various types of facilities, our MPA programs online allow you to specialize in a particular area of study – such as emergency management, healthcare, business and government, and more. This online MPA degree will allow you to focus your studies or explore a wide range of related topics.

What Can an Online Master of Public Administration Do for You?

With so many specializations to choose from, you could serve anywhere from government agencies to nonprofit organizations. Below are just a few of the positions that might be available to you once you’ve earned a Master of Public Administration online:

  • Administrative services manager
  • City/county manager
  • Community health worker
  • Compliance manager
  • Emergency management director
  • Emergency preparedness administrator
  • General operations manager
  • Homeland security officer
  • Investigator/inspector
  • Investment fund manager 
  • Loss prevention manager
  • Medical and health services manager
  • Policy specialist
  • Social and community service manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Public Administration
  • Community Economic Development
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Politics & Policy of Public Sector Budgeting
  • Management of Public Sector Organizations
  • Public Administration Praxis: Legal & Contemporary Issues
  • Applied Public Policy Research Methods 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 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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