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Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program

The North Carolina Central University Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program trains leaders in public service by enhancing their knowledge, skills, and abilities through scholarship and professional development with a global lens. We advance diversity through truth and service to promote social equity. This is a professional graduate degree that enable graduates to be effective public sector and non-profit agency leaders. 

The Department of Public Administration offers two options to earn a Master of Public Administration degree. Both tracks prepare students from diverse backgrounds to become professionals in government and the nonprofit sector. It equips each student with the ability to ethically apply the knowledge and skills required for leadership and management. The MPA program is a leading producer of Presidential Management, Capitol City and Schweitzer Fellows.

Choose Which Option is Best For You:

Traditional MPA Executive MPA
No GRE Required No GRE Required
Evening Program Weekend Program (Friday & Saturday)
24 Months 18 Months
No Work Experience Required 5 or more Years of Relevant Work Experience

To request information about the MPA program please click the link to complete the form:

MPA Information Request Form

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