IMG_4775-MThe mission of the Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Marshall University is to prepare graduate students to competently lead and manage government and non-profit agencies. Our interdisciplinary curriculum strengthens students’ capacity for understanding the socioeconomic environments and geopolitical dimensions in which governments and non-profits work to meet societal needs, emphasizing the value of ethics, transparency and professional service in public administration.


We are taking applications for the Fall 2015 semester! To begin, click here.


The following MPA courses will be taught this fall:


ACC 510, Survey of Accounting

GEO 510, Urban Geography

GEO 514, Principles and Methods of Planning

GEO 526, Principles of GIS

GEO 530, GIS Raster Analysis

GEO 531, Remote Sensing and Photogram

LS 532, Human Relations in the Public Sector

LS 615, Leadership in the Public Sector

LS 645, Community Relations in the Public Sector

MGT 620, Human Resource Management

MGT 672, Organizational Behavior

PSC 532, Nonprofit Management

PSC 616, Public Administration Scope and Practice

PSC 621, Seminar in Urban Administration