Public Administration Programs in Illinois

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

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List of Public Administration Programs in Illinois

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Adler University - Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
The M.P.A. program at Adler University offers students small classes and valuable field experience. Concentrations include Criminal Justice and Sustainable Communities.
Chicago IL NCACSHLC Accredited
DePaul University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
MPA program is offered entirely online OR on-site, on campus. Program is available within three different specialization tracks, including public management, international public management, and metropolitan planning and urban affairs.
Chicago IL NASPAA | NCACSHLC Accredited
DePaul University - Master of Science in Public Service Management
Offers three specializations in public management;
international public management; and metropolitan planning and urban affairs
Chicago IL NASPAA | NCACSHLC Accredited
Governors State University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA program at Governors State University in Chicago teaches about ethics within the political environment of the American Public Administration sector. Learn to apply reasoning, critical thinking, and facts to develop solutions for complex concepts that affect a wide array of the public. Teaches management and leadership skills for the public sector.
University Park IL NASPAA | NCACSHLC Accredited
Illinois Institute of Technology - Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Stuart's Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program in Chicago helps individuals advance in their public sector careers. Students can customize their degree by specializing in Nonprofit and Mission-Driven Management, Security, Safety and Risk Management, and Economic Development and Social Entrepreneurship.
Chicago IL NCACSHLC Accredited
Northern Illinois University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The Northern Illinois University MPA program is one of the first to be fully accredited by NASPAA, and has five different areas of concentration and specialization in Strategic Public Management and Leadership, Local Government Management, Fiscal Administration, Non Profit Management, and Comparative Public Service.
Dekalb IL NASPAA | NCACSHLC Accredited
Roosevelt University - Master's in Public Administration (MPA)
Small class sizes and online course options are part of the MPA program at Roosevelt University. Concentrations include government, health care and nonprofit administration.
Chicago IL NCACSHLC Accredited
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA program at SIUE prepares students for careers in the public and nonprofit fields. Areas of concentration include public management or nonprofit administration.
IL NASPAA Accredited
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
SIU Carbondale offers students an MPA degree they can use in the government and nonprofit sectors. The program offers specializations in aviation administration and joint MPA/JD degrees.
Carbondale IL NCACSHLC Accredited
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
SIU Carbondale offers students an MPA degree they can use in the government and nonprofit sectors. The program offers specializations in aviation administration and joint MPA/JD degrees.
IL NASPAA Accredited
The University of Illinois at Chicago - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The UIC MPA program educates professionals in their public, nonprofit and private sector careers.
IL NASPAA Accredited
University of Chicago - Master of Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP program at the University of Chicago provides students an education in public policy skills and issues.
Chicago IL NCACSHLC Accredited
University of Illinois at Chicago - Master of Public Administration
The Master of Public Administration program at UIC prepares students for careers in the public service areas. Concentrations offered include: Public Management, Nonprofit Management, Financial Management, Urban Governance and Management, and Public Policy.
Chicago IL NCACSHLC Accredited
University of Illinois at Springfield - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The University of Illinois, Springfield offers an MPA entirely online or on campus for flexibility.
Springfield IL NASPAA | NCACSHLC Accredited
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Master of Public Health (MPH)
The MPH program at Illinois prepares students for careers in the public health field. The program offers a concentration in Health Behavior and Promotion.
Champaign IL NCACSHLC Accredited