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Public Administration - online (MPA)

Our MPA course-based (online) program is for active professionals interested in career advancement. You can complete this degree while you work full-time.

You'll explore the theory and practices of policy analysis and public management. You’ll gain a mix of skills that will give you career opportunities as a manager, analyst and consultant.

Expected length Project or thesis Course-based
20 months (5 academic terms ) No Yes

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional


The MPA course-based (online) option focuses on the topics of governance, policy, management, research, economics, finance, human resources and communications.

Throughout the program, you will develop professional writing and research skills. You will put new-found knowledge and expertise to practice immediately in your own work environment.

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