Be a part of the community

Want a career in management for a government, nonprofit or community organization? The public administration program can help you achieve just that. Here, you will study topics such as economic development, privatization, regulatory and public policy, government ethics and more. With Lynn's iPad-powered learning you can take courses conveniently online. And, you can earn your M.P.A in as little as one year.

What you'll learn in the public administration program

  • Public budgeting and finance
  • Public personnel and human resources management
  • Economic development, privatization and regulatory policy

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a degree in public administration.

With your Master of Public Administration degree, you will have a variety of careers and jobs to choose from, such as:

  • Political aide
  • School administrator
  • Director of parks and recreation
  • Library administrator
  • Director of human resources
  • Aide to a mayor
  • Museum director
  • Community organizer
  • CEO of a nonprofit organization

Graduates of the M.P.A. program have gone on to work with many exciting companies, including:

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • US Coast Guard
  • Embassies
  • Historical societies and museums
  • Political campaigns
  • Congressional offices

Estimated tuition

Graduate program tuition is estimated to cost $740 per credit.

Fund your education

Attending Lynn can be more reasonable than you may think. Explore scholarship, grants and loan opportunities and see how much you can save.
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