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Public Administration

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11 modules

The online Master of Public Administration (MPA) has been created to provide leaders and aspiring leaders with the specialist expertise and skills to lead, manage and effectively shape strategic direction in the specific public sector context. The MPA is also ideally suited to ambitious individuals who wish to succeed in leadership roles in the third sector.

You will develop a critical understanding of decision making and the policymaking process, will gain an appreciation of key sectoral drivers such as the modernisation agenda and of ethics, accountability and governance.

Upon graduation, you will have a broad base of knowledge and skills that will set you up for effective cross-functional leadership, having explored key areas including human resource management, communications, strategic implementation and sustainability.

You will learn in a carefully designed online learning environment with fellow professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and from all over the world, representing a unique global networking opportunity.

The MPA is delivered entirely online and can be studied from anywhere in the world, with no need to visit campus.

Learning Outcomes

Strategic implementation

Human resource management

Leadership skills in a public sector context

Extensive understanding of the public sector

Communications skills

Policy and governance

Environmental impacts of organisational activity


Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Executive Concentration?

Executive Concentration is a collection of 3 modules with a duration of 12 weeks. These Executive Concentration courses are created from modules presented in complete Master's degrees, this guarantees the quality of the course.

What is the duration of an Executive Concentration?

The Executive Concentration courses differ, but on average the duration is 12 weeks.

Can an Executive Concentration be certified?

Yes, when you complete an Executive Concentration you will receive certification.

What universities are Executive Concentration from?

The Executive Concentration courses are created by professors from the world's top universities known for their research and teaching methodologies, and include professors from the Universities of Cambridge, Southern California, California Los Angeles, and Notre Dame.

Do I have to enrol at a particular time in order to start an Executive Concentration?

No, Executive Concentration courses are self-managed and you can enrol at any time. You can study as and when your agenda and schedule allow.

Are all Executive Concentration online?

Yes, the Executive Concentration courses are fully online.

How can I see which Executive Concentration are available?

You can view our full portfolio of Executive Concentration courses here.

How can I see which universities offer Executive Concentration?

You can view our partner Universities here.