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MPA programs online

Murray State University MPA graduates are leaders in both the public and private sector. Join them by tailoring your degree to your specific career path.

Prepare to make a difference in your community

With several relevant concentrations to choose from, our array of Master of Public Administration (MPA) online programs prepares you for leadership roles in public service organizations. Whether you are already working in these fields or looking to develop the skills and knowledge to enter into an administrative position, we will give you the tools for success.

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The Murray State MPA Program is a member of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and strives to align itself with the guiding principles of NASPAA.

Master of Public Administration General online
Complete Coursework: as few as 12 months   |   Credit Hours: 36   |   Tuition: $14,940*
Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Economic Development online
Complete Coursework: as few as 12 months   |   Credit Hours: 36   |   Tuition: $14,940*
Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration online
Complete Coursework: as few as 12 months   |   Credit Hours: 36   |   Tuition: $14,940*
Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public and Community Health online
Complete Coursework: as few as 12XX months   |   Credit Hours: 36   |   Tuition: $14,940*
Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public Management online
Complete Coursework: as few as 12 months   |   Credit Hours: 36   |   Tuition: $14,940*

*Proposed rate subject to approval by the Murray State University Board of Regents and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

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The Master of Public Administration program at Murray State University provides professional public service education in an accessible and affordable manner. Murray State’s MPA program is particularly dedicated to the education of current and future public service professionals in western Kentucky, surrounding regions and the global community. The degree emphasizes the importance of social scientific inquiry in the examination of current issues, the observation of legal and ethical norms in the practice of public service, and the values of integrity, public trust and transparency.

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