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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LEADERSHIP

MPA Master of Public Administration General Public Administration specialization

Overview

Capella University's online MPA degree prepares you to develop policies and effectively manage public administration resources. Designed around national public administration curriculum standards, your coursework will focus on building public value by: establishing collaborative networks; promoting ethical performance standards; enhancing professional communication skills; and crafting innovative solutions to public protection, policy and governance challenges.

Working with a rich, global network of experienced faculty and professional peers, you will gain an in-depth understanding of your own field in addition to insights from professionals in others like public safety and health care — two sectors that will no doubt help you overcome future challenges.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your online MPA degree from Capella, you'll learn to manage public administration resources effectively while developing 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.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with a Master's in General Public Administration degree 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, and 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, and trade group.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5953, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.