Master of Public Administration Program at a Glance…

Complete your MPA at Louisiana's ONLY Public Urban Research University.


Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The Masters of Public Administration degree is a flexible professional degree for those interested in managing, leading, and most of all, serving the public. Deciding to pursue an MPA is a strategic way of ensuring you have a master's degree that is fulfilling and practical. If you want to make a difference, come join us.

MPA graduates are found in a variety of fields and policy areas across all career sectors. And since the arena of public service is so vast, the degree will enable you to synthesize and transfer all of your education, volunteer work, and professional experience into a meaningful career.

We try to keep our class size small.... ideally seminar sized. Our student body is usually limited to 30-40 well-qualified students.

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Online and In-person classes

About 50% of classes are offered online

95% Job Placement within 6 Months of Graduation

Four Semesters to Complete

36 Credit Hours

12 Courses in the Program

3 Courses each Semester