Our Online M.P.A. faculty are dedicated to cultivating leaders who manage the public’s resources with integrity, transform their communities with innovative and just problem solving, and inspire others to embrace democratic norms and diverse public institutions.
Our interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to meet the needs of working professionals trying to advance their careers as well as the demands of the traditional graduate student trying to enter the workforce.
Our approach utilizes a hybrid policy analysis-management curriculum. We keep our program small so that you have direct access to our faculty, who are content experts committed to your success. At Marshall, we value your time and want to empower you to achieve your professional ambitions as soon as possible‚ that’s why we keep our program to 36 credit hours, with a total cost at approximately $18,000. The two-year degree sees 75% of graduates finding employment in public service.
Our Online Master’s Public Administration program emphasizes the values of dynamic, ethical leadership and policy expertise and professionalization. Our program instills confidence in our students through intense knowledge and practical experience.
The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to enhance job skills, earn recognition, increase marketability, and meet professional development requirements.
The Political Science Department offers an Accelerated Masters Degree in Public Administration for current Undergraduates. Students accepted to an Accelerated Master’s Degree program can begin taking graduate coursework in their senior year up to a maximum of 12 hours in place of electives.