At the University of Delaware, opportunities to achieve success are everywhere. With a focus on quality education, service, and research, UD provides students who are looking to create positive change in the world around them with an exceptional education. The University of Delaware online has enriched programs with research and service that connects students to the world as a whole. From signers of the Declaration of Independence to Nobel prize-winning scientists, the history of the community is recognized for its innovation and progress. The University of Delaware’s primary goal is to ensure that each student has a rewarding and memorable experience— whether it’s on campus or online.
Today’s public service professionals need to meet evolving challenges with effective leadership and managerial skills. The School of Public Policy & Administration’s online master of public administration (MPA) from the University of Delaware helps you strengthen your knowledge and skills in these areas using applied research and case studies. Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in government, nonprofit and private sectors.
This flexible online program is founded on a model of integrating theory and practice into applicable solutions. It will challenge you to examine case studies and apply best practices to enhance your foundation in public service management strategy and prepare for leadership roles. In this 36-credit (30 month) program you will: Explore the latest research on emergent needs in public service, gain the knowledge and management skills to lead organizations through today’s most pressing challenges & study curriculum developed by a faculty of practitioners in the field. This program prepares you with the management competencies and acumen that are essential for accountable and effective leadership in public service.
Key program elements:
*Fully NASPAA accredited
*36 credit hour program
*3 enrollment terms a year: fall, spring, and summer
*100% online; no residency required
*GRE exam waiver available
*No professional work experience requirement needed