Public Administration Programs in Florida

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

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List of Public Administration Programs in Florida

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Argosy University-Sarasota - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Argosy University in Sarasota 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.
Sarasota FL WASCACCJ Accredited
Argosy University-Tampa - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Argosy University in Tampa 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.
Tampa FL WASCACCJ Accredited
Barry University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The Frank J. Rooney School of Professional And Career Education (PACE) of Barry University offers an MPA degree program for career professionals with a focus on the administration of public, non-profit, and other organizations which serve a public purpose.
Miami FL SACSCC Accredited
Florida Atlantic University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Requirements include applicants have a Bachelors degree, a GPA of 3.5 for the final 60 undergraduate credits. Anyone with a GPA below 3.5 is required to submit a GRE score that is no more than five years old.
Boca Raton FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Florida Gulf Coast University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Nearly all of the MPA courses are offered in an internet-based format, enabling many students to complete their degree online. The goal of the MPA program at FGCU is to advance students' public service knowledge and practice, while focusing on state/local governance. There are 2 different concentration tracks: Public Leadership and Management, and Environmental Policy and Planning.
Fort Myers FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Florida International University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
MPA / MMC Master of Public Administration is mostly offered at the Modesto Maidique Campus, but students are able to take a mix of on-campus and online classes, making this a hybrid MPA program. Courses include Political, Social, and Economic context, Policy Analysis and Program Planning, HR Management and Policy, Quantitative Applications, Public Finance and Budgeting, among other courses.
Miami FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Florida State University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
MPA program has students select their elective courses to suit their career goals. Career paths include Local Government Administration, Public Financial Management, Leadership and Strategic Management, Policy Analysis and Evaluation Methods, Managing Nonprofit Management, Emergy Management and Homeland Security, and International and Non-Governmental Organizations. Joint master degrees are also available, and so are graduate certificate programs.
Tallahassee FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Hodges University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA program at Hodges assists individuals in a career in government, public management, health and human services, and more. The program is accredited by the IACBE and offers "UPOWER", a self-paced option for students with previous experience.
Naples FL SACSCC Accredited
Lynn University - Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
With Lynn University's Masters degree in Criminal Justice Administration, students learn new leadership skills in order to enhance their careers. Students can specialize in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Conflict Resolution in Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice and the Community.
Boca Raton FL SACSCC Accredited
Nova Southeastern University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
MPA program's curriculum is designed for the public sector, government, and nonprofit organization needs. Specializations include: State and Local Administration, Nonprofit / Non governmental organizations, Criminal Justice, and Disaster and Emergency Management.
Fort Lauderdale FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Strayer University-Florida - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA program at Strayer - Tampa Westshore offers courses online, on campus or both. Students gain knowledge in the nonprofit and government fields.
Tampa FL MSCHE Accredited
University of Central Florida - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
UCF's MPB program offers a flexible two-year plan for students with careers in the public sectors. This program adopts a public governance model of study.
Orlando FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
University of Miami - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
University of Miami offers students an MPA program that explores public service techniques, ethics and leadership. This program also has a Public Service Internship.
Coral Gables FL SACSCC Accredited
University of North Florida - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA program at UNF is nationally accredited and prepares students for management careers in the public and government fields. Areas of concentration offered include: Generalist Option, Health Administration, Local Government Policy & Admin, National Security, Non-Profit Management, and Public Policy.
Jacksonville FL NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
University of Phoenix-Florida -
The University of Phoenix - Florida provides an MPA program for individuals advancing to management levels in public administration. This program is accredited by the NASPAA and is completed entirely online.
Orlando FL NCACSHLC Accredited
University of South Florida - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The USF Master of Public Administration program prepares students to be leaders in public service. Concentration areas include Public Organizational Management, Budgeting and Financial Management, and Nonprofit Administration.
FL NASPAA Accredited
University of South Florida-Main Campus - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The USF Master of Public Administration program prepares students to be leaders in public service. Concentration areas include Public Organizational Management, Budgeting and Financial Management, and Nonprofit Administration.
Tampa FL SACSCC Accredited