Master of Public Administration

In as little as a year and ten weeks, students can achieve their Masters of Public Administration degree onsite or online with top-notch instructors in a NASPAA-accredited program that teaches real world skills, including governmental budgeting, program evaluation, public human resource management, policy analysis, strategic planning, grant-writing, and more. The program excels in training public leaders and provides an excellent foundation for a career or advancement in the public and non-profit sectors.

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Worldwide access- take program anywhere, anytime online. Convenient evening/weekend classes onsite. No out of state tuition!!!

Quality- excellent instructors teaching real-world skills at a public state university. University & program accredited by SACS and NASPAA.

Rankings- TROY named one of the "Best in the Southeast" by Princeton Review. TROY MPA program ranked in top five of all MPA online programs nationally by

NASPAA Accreditation

NASPAA AccreditationNASPAA Accreditation. The Troy University Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) is the membership association of graduate programs in public administration, public policy and public affairs. Its twofold mission is to ensure excellence in education and training for public service and to promote the ideal of public service. NASPAA accreditation recognizes that a master's program in public affairs has gone through a rigorous process of voluntary peer review conducted by the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA), and has met NASPAA's Standards for Professional Master's Degree Programs in Public Affairs, Policy and Administration. Once a program elects to go through the accreditation process, it begins by conducting a one year-long self study, which is then submitted to COPRA. COPRA reviews the self study, and then continues the process with a three day campus visit by a COPRA-appointed site visit team. The process culminates in a final review by COPRA, which makes a decision as to whether the program is in conformity with the Standards.

MPA Program Mission Statement

The mission of Troy University’s Master of Public Administration Program is to strengthen the quality of public service by facilitating learning, promoting scholarship, improving practice and engaging in public service. The program strives to develop graduates who bring to the public work force the intellectual acuity, ethical commitment, and professional competence to effectively serve the public interest.

Last Updated: 03/02/2016

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