Public Administration, MPA

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Degree Type
Master of Public Administration
Credit Hours
45
College of
Social Sciences & Public Policy

The MPA program prepares students for a wide range of positions in government and nonprofit organizations, with some graduates going on to successful careers in other fields such as consulting and think tanks. The program is open to persons from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. Our students include pre-service students who have not yet entered the workforce and are preparing for careers in government and nonprofit organizations, and in-service students who are already working and wish to improve their skills and career potential. The program offers career tracks in several fields, including local government management, financial management, evidence-based governance, emergency management, nonprofit management, and leadership and strategic management.

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Program Accreditation
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

University Accreditation: Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State University.