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Master of Public Administration Online


Gannon University’s Master of Public Administration program prepares students for leadership-level responsibility and management success in the public sector. With two specializations, Gannon’s online public administration program offers the flexibility to customize the degree program to suit individual career goals, skills, and experiences. Students may choose between two areas of specialization. The Administrative specialization emphasizes business decision making skills such as budgeting, marketing and the management of employee relations. The Organizational Leadership specialization focuses on skills necessary to develop and implement a vision for public service organizations, as well as techniques for leading and motivating individuals and teams in organizations.


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Business practices long associated with the private sector are increasingly important in the public sector: efficient administration, ethical leadership, and data-driven decision-making processes. Gannon University’s online Master of Public Administration offers advanced, interdisciplinary training in business  and political science to help you chart a successful path to leadership in non-profit, government, and private sector organizations.

Gannon University’s online MPA faculty includes nationally recognized professors. The teaching team draws on the University’s business and political science programs to deliver a comprehensive public administration curriculum. The program caters to students who aspire to advance their career in public administration and particularly welcomes students in search of a second career that lets them give back and serve their community.

Gannon University is a comprehensive, student-centered Catholic university that provides students with a holistic education to foster their professional and personal development. The online MPA degree program in particular incorporates personal development, organizational development, and the relationship between an organization and its community. To learn more about the Gannon University Master of Public Administration, request more information or call at 877-497-5854. You can also click here to register for an upcoming Virtual Open House.