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Master of Public Administration

Top-ranked MPA

Best Colleges ranks CSUN’s MPA program in the top 25 nationally, alongside Northwestern, USC, and John Hopkins. 

Robust, Interdisciplinary Design 

Our program’s practice-based curriculum lets you combine fieldwork with current public sector theory, and gives you the solid business fundamentals to transform any organization into an active, healthy enterprise.

Ready-to-use skills

Distinguished CSUN faculty draw from their deep professional experience in the sector to provide you with a real-world skillset for immediate use in the workplace.

Fully Online & Face-to-Face Options

To fit your busy lifestyle, we let you choose how to attend: online, on-campus, or at one of our many offsite locations. And we only schedule two courses per semester. That way, you can keep your current obligations, professional or otherwise, and still earn a master’s degree in only two years.

Personalized Student Support

We also cut the red tape by assigning you a personal program manager. These specialists keep you on track—and out of long lines—with one-on-one support. (Your own chief of staff, if you will, to smooth out any bumps along the way.)

Financial Aid: If admitted to this program you may be eligible for Financial Aid. For more information, please visit the Financial Aid page.

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