Public Administration (10-Month MPA)
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The 10-Month MPA is created specifically to meet the needs of active professionals. Offered in a fully online format, completed in less than 10 months, and competitively priced, this program will prepare you for upper management positions in your field.
The purpose of Gardner-Webb University’s Master of Public Administration program is to prepare the student for a successful career in public administration in local, state, federal, and non-profit agencies. This program will emphasize instruction and applications in public administration competencies that allow students to enhance skills or develop new ones.
The MPA-10 is a 36-semester hour master’s degree in Public Administration that can be completed in less than 10 months with tuition under $19,000.* MPA courses will be delivered in 8-week terms and includes a capstone course. Class size limited to 20 students.
*First Responders grant available for those who qualify.
The 10-month Master of Public Administration will allow students to acquire the ability to perform administrative functions, organizational tasks, leadership roles, and additional skills necessary to be successful in public administration.
Students will learn how to:
Students in the 10-month MPA program will take the following courses:
For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
A Master of Public Administration prepares you to gain employment or advance your career in the following types of jobs:
Anticipated first class January 2023 – October 2023.
We’re here to help!
Take the next step towards professional excellence. Once you’ve found the program that’s right for you, learn about admission requirements and opportunities for financial aid. Contact Alex Carroll, Director of Admissions, at [email protected] or (704) 406-2660.