Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Suffolk’s MPA is a NASPAA-accredited master’s program, making it one of the country’s top-tier degrees in public administration. Your courses take a practical, hands-on approach with case studies, guest speakers, and travel seminars. In this Master of Public Administration program, you can customize your degree with a concentration in information systems, performance management, big data analytics, community health, state and local government, or nonprofit management.
Career options include:
- Government Policy and Leadership Management
- Public Budgeting and Financial Management
- Law and Public Policy
- Public Service Leadership
- Policy Analysis and Evaluation
- Philanthropy and Media
- Public Safety
- Human Resource Management
You’ll get real-world experience, as Suffolk is located next to the Massachusetts State House, atop historic Beacon Hill. Suffolk faculty will link the analytical curriculum requirements to in-person public management practice.
Paying for Graduate School
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Fall Semester: March 15 (priority), then rolling
Spring Semester: October 15 (priority), then rolling
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.
Courses & Requirements
Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.