Public Administration Programs in California

List of Public Administration Programs in California

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Johns Hopkins University AAP

MS in Government, MS in Public Management
MSCHE Accredited

University of North Carolina

Master of Public Administration Online
Accredited
Filter other MPA programs:
Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Ontario | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Argosy University - Inland Empire offers students a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program designed to develop action-oriented problem-solving managers for the public sector, especially at the state and local levels of government. Designated concentration areas include Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and State and Local Government.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
San Diego | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The IACBE accredited Master of Public Administration online degree program at Ashford University offers students a wide range of proficiencies in financial management, budgeting, quantitative methods, urban planning, redevelopment, and personnel management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration
Irvine | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPA degree at Brandman combines theoretical and practical perspectives with rigorous commitment to academic excellence. Students may specialize in areas such as Accounting, Leadership, Marketing, Computer Science or Organizational Leadership.
Programs:
  • MPA, Public Administration
Riverside | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
An MPA degree from CBU Online prepares leaders in government agencies, as well as non-profit organizations to better serve the diverse needs of society. MPA courses develop essential skills in critical thinking, decision making, team development and human resource management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
| CA Accredited by: NASPAA
Programs:
  • Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
Pomona | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Programs:
  • Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
Bakersfield | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPA program at CSU Bakerfield offers students critical skills in government, nonprofit, and health care organizations. Enhanced critical thinking, communication, management and policy process are among the study requirements.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Chico | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPA program at California State Chico offers options in Health Administration and Local Government Management. This program also offers administration in a non-metropolitan setting.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Carson | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Students can earn their MPA online or on campus at CSU Domingues Hills. This program offers a number of concentrations including Criminal Justice Policy and Administration, Healthcare Administration, and Public and Non-Profit Management
Programs:
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Hayward | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
CSU East Bay offers an MPA program which assists students in preparing for careers in public and quasi-public organizations, for teaching positions in the community colleges, and for advanced doctoral studies in public administration. Concentration areas include Health Care Administration and Public Management and Policy Analysis.
Programs:
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Fresno | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at California State University, Fresno, offers a degree to students seeking to serve the public through administration of public programs.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Fullerton | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration
Long Beach | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
California State University Long Beach offers an MPA program with concentration options in Public Works Administration and Urban Affairs. Also offered are graduate certificate progrmas in Public Management Analyst, Employer-Employee Relations and Personnel Management, and Public Sector Financial Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration
Los Angeles | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
CSULA's MPA program prepares students for opportunities and challenges of managing and governing in a metropolitan area. Graduates will receive public administration skills, including effective organizational, human resource and financial management; problem-solving and decision-making; and the representation of the public interest.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Seaside | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Students at California State University, Monterey Bay are offered an MBA program with two tracks, Traditional or Executive. A special concentration area in Public Administration & Nonprofit Management is also offered.
Programs:
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Northridge | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
CSUN offers both online and on campus MPA programs for student flexibility. Concentration areas include Health Administration and Nonprofit Sector Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Sacramento | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Sacramento State offers students a degree in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA). This program differs from other programs in that it focuses on California state and local government.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
San Bernardino | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The M.P.A. program at CSUSB prepares students for leadership in public service and is available online or on campus. Areas of concentration include Cybersecurity, Leadership and Public Financial Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Turlock | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPA program at Stanislaus State prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of a career in public service, non-profit entities, or for-profit firms. This program emphasizes government and non-profit organizations in the Central Valley.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Bakersfield | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
California State University - Bakersfield offers a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree with specializations in General Public Administration, Nonprofile Management or Health Care Administration.
Programs:
  • Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
Chico | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MPA program at CSU provides students with ethical and knowledgeable learning to become future leaders in public, nonprofit and health care organizations.
Programs:
  • M.P.A. in Public Administration
Dominguez Hills | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
CSU Dominguez Hills offers a Master in Public Administration (MPA) that is flexible and also empasizes integration, teamwork, communications and critical thinking. Specialized concentrations in Criminal Justice Policy and Administration, Healthcare Administration, and Public and Non-Profit Management.
Programs:
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Fresno | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at California State University, Fresno provides a degree for students seeking to serve the public. Core competencies include public governance, public policy process, decision making and communication.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Fullerton | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MPA program at California State University Fullerton prepares students for a career in public service. Concentrations within the program include Criminal Justice, Human Resource Management, Public Finance and Urban Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Long Beach | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The GCPPA offers a NASPAA-accredited MPA degree that is designed to prepare students to lead and manage productively in public and nonprofit organizations. The Center also provides options in urban affairs and public works administration along with certificate programs in employee-employer relations, public financial management, and public management analysis.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Los Angeles | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
CSULA's MPA program prepares students for opportunities and challenges of managing and governing in a metropolitan area. Graduates will receive public administration skills, including effective organizational, human resource and financial management; problem-solving and decision-making; and the representation of the public interest.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
San Bernardino | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MPA program at CSUSB can be achieved both online and on campus. Concentrations are available in Cybersecurity, Leadership and Public Financial Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Stanislaus | CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MPA at Stanislaus is nationally accredited by the NASPAA and prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of a career in public service, non-profit entities, or for-profit firms.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Claremont | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPH degree from Claremont University offers students the opportunity to work simultaneously on their undergraduate and Master of Public Health degree. Students can earn an MPH degree in half the time while gaining a competive edge in the marketplace.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
San Francisco | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Golden Gate University has the oldest public administration program in Northern California. The EMPA program provides professionals with knowledge of public affairs, policy, and administration. Concentration areas include General Public Administration, Judicial Administration and Law Enforcement & Security.
Programs:
  • Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
Monterey | CA Accredited by: NEASCCIHE
The MPA at Middlebury Institute is designed for students who desire careers in leadership and managemen positions in the social world. Concentration areas include: Complexity and Systems Thinking, Environmental Sustainability, Gender, Power, and Identity, Human Rights and Advocacy, Human Security, Migration, Program and Policy Evaluation and Research Methods, and Social Change Organizational Management and Leadership.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
La Jolla | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The MPA degree program at National University is available online as well as on campus for student flexibility. NU offers specialization in Human Resource Management and Organizational Leadership.
Programs:
| CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MBA program at NPS offers the only degree designed to provide a defense-focused education. Relevant to military needs, the program offers areas such as Acquisition Management, Defense Management, Financial Management, Information Management and Logistics Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
| CA Accredited by: NASPAA
The MSPM degree at NPS focuses on critical thinking skills and is available in a 24-month learning program. This program is open to qualified uniformed officers, DoD civilians, and Government employees.
Programs:
  • Master of Science in Program Management (MSPM)
Belmont | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Notre Dame de Namur University offers an MPA degree to help prepare students in the fields of public, non-profit and service-related organizations. Specialized areas of study include public affairs administration or human resources management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
San Diego | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
San Diego State University's Master of Public Administration Program (MPA) is a 100% online program that is typically a 16 month program. The SDSU MPA is ranked the #1 program in the California State University system and ranked 5th in California by US News and World Report (2012).
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
San Francisco | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
The MPA degree is a 39 unit program, requires an internship, and typically takes students a little over 7 semesters to complete. There are a number of students however that took up to 11 semesters to complete the program. There are 6 emphasis of study: Public Management, Nonprofit Administration, Urban Administration, Public Policy, Criminal Justice Administration, and Environmental Administration and Policy.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
San Jose | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
The MPA program at San Jose State University offers two program tracks: MPA in General Management, and MPA in Emergency Management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Rohnert Park | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
Sonoma's MPA degree provides a strong combination of practical and theoretical learning. The program offers concentrations in public management and nonprofit agency management.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Irvine | CA Accredited by: WASCACCJ
The University of California, Irvine Master of Public Policy Program is for students who have a passion of helping others in social issues.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Policy Program (MPP)
La Verne | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
The M.P.A. program at La Verne teaches intellectual and theoretical foundations to students pursuing public service fields. The areas of concentration are Urban Management & Affairs and Non-Profit.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration, M.P.A.
San Francisco | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
The MPA program at USF offers small class sizes and individual attention for deeper learning. The program's area of concentration is in Health Services Administration.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Los Angeles | CA Accredited by: NASPAA | WASCACCJ
The MPA program at USC Sol Price is designed to prepare students in public management. Specialization areas include: Local Government, Nonprofit Management, Health, Public Finance, and International.
Programs:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)