Online Master of Public Administration

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Join The Next Generation of Public Service Leaders

Classes start May 27, 2024

Apply by May 13, 2024

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Top 25 Ranking (Eduniversal)

No GRE/GMAT score required for admission.

Accredited by NASPAA

Ranked in the Top 30% by U.S. News & World Report

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Career Advancement

Among employed MPA graduates, 85 percent credit their promotion or salary increase to earning their degree from the LSU Master of Public Administration program.

Join the Next Generation of Public Service Leaders

Students will learn how to lead and manage in public organizations; analyze, synthesize, critically evaluate, and solve problems; and make and justify decisions. Graduates will be well-positioned to begin careers as public or non-profit managers, management analysts, public policy analysts, budget analysts, lobbyists, or development officers. In partnership with the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Public Administration, LSU Online offers the online Master of Public Administration to meet the demand for leadership in management, finance, non-profit organizations, and public policy. 

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Our Enrollment Coaches are happy to answer any questions you have about LSU Online programs. We serve as your liaison from application to graduation. Let us help you take the first step toward advancing your educational goals.

LSU Online & Continuing Education offers more than 100 online degrees and certificates that stack together to help advance your career.

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