MPA Master of Public Administration General Public Administration specialization
Strengthen the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to effectively manage current public issues and plan for the future. Designed around national public administration curriculum standards, the curriculum focuses on building public value by establishing collaborative networks; promoting ethical performance standards; enhancing professional communication skills; and formulating and achieving innovative solutions to the challenges of public protection, policy and governance. Working with a rich, global network of experienced faculty and professional peers, you will gain an in-depth understanding of your own field, plus insights from professionals in other fields, such as public safety and health care, which often collaborate with you to address today's complex challenges.
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With your Master's in General Public Administration from Capella, you'll learn to manage public administration resources effectively and develop solutions based on citizen involvement, informed decision making and leadership. You'll also develop and implement public administration policies and administrative processes. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online Master's in General Public Administration include adjunct or part-time faculty, analyst, city manager, economic development manager, fundraising and development manager, government relations manager, human services manager, nonprofit manager, parks and recreation manager, political leader, social service provider or administrator. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, educational institution, government, International organization, land-based or online college or university, nonprofit organization, political association, research organization, think tank or trade group.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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