Master On Campus Online

Public Administration

Clark University

12 months
29850 USD/year
29850 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether your goal is to bring positive change to your local community or to advance a cause you feel passionate about, the Master of Public Administration from Clark University provides the essential leadership and analytical skills you’ll need to realize your vision.


The graduate degree in Public Administration from Clark University is specifically designed for professionals who want to boost their influence and effectiveness to drive change in the public sector and nonprofit arenas.

Through rigorous learning and real-world experiences, you will develop the skill to manage operational issues, craft policy positions, communicate your vision, navigate organizational challenges, and mediate politically sensitive situations. 

The flexible program with evening and online courses makes it possible for professionals with demanding careers and busy personal lives to pursue their educational goals.

Why a Master of Public Administration at Clark University

  • Build key competencies in leadership, policy development and analysis, nonprofit management, educational leadership, and healthcare administration.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the core areas of public administration and nonprofit management with authentic, real-world challenges.
  • Pursue your master’s in public administration on your terms—online, on campus, or a hybrid of both—with affordable tuition.


The job market for skilled public administrators and civil servants in the United States is expanding, creating many opportunities for a new generation of skilled professionals. Through Clark’s MPA program, you learn strategies to address the complex issues in public administration, and successfully implementing solutions at your current job, as an intern, or as a student-consultant for a company.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership
  • Policy Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Business Analysis
  • Research Methods and Strategies
  • Arbitration, Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is now on a rolling basis, and application requirements have been adjusted. 


10 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Letters of recommendation (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Résumé
  • All academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29850 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    29850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29850 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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