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Online Public Administration Programs
As a professional in the public sector, you're dedicated to making a difference through community services. But in today's highly politicized environment, the right degree is essential for getting your voice heard. With Walden University's flexible online format you can earn a public administration graduate or undergraduate degree while maintaining current commitments.
- PhD in Public Policy and Administration
Learn to analyze and develop public policy that creates tangible social change with Walden’s online PhD in Public Policy and Administration program. This program explores current policy as it concerns issues of ethics and social justice. Find out more
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Whether you want a career in the public sector, a social service organization, or a nonprofit, this program can help you acquire the skills to translate public policies into effective programs and projects. Find out more
- Master of Public Policy (MPP)
This degree can help you bring about social change through effective public policy. Explore ways to evaluate, implement, and create effective policy change across the private and public sectors. Find out more
- MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Nonprofit organizations employ a sizable and increasing share of the nation’s workforce, with employment growth outpacing a number of major industries*. Advance your career in this sector as you enhance your ability to create positive social change. Find out more
- MS in Emergency Management
With Walden’s MS in Emergency Management, you can acquire the advanced skills you need to lead emergency response efforts, improve public policy, and protect communities from disasters. Find out more
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