Public Administration Programs in Kentucky

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Earn a master’s degree from a top-ranked school for public affairs. American University brings DC to you with the online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP), combining our nationally recognized and NASPAA-accredited Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) and Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree programs into one foundational, highly marketable credential. Click here for more program information.

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Advanced Governmental Studies brings together theory and practice in the study of government and its effects, domestically and abroad. Earn a master’s degree (choose from 3 specialty programs) or graduate certificate (4 different options) with the prestige of Johns Hopkins University and the flexibility of AAP’s online options. Choose to study Government, Public Management, Government Analytics, and more.

List of Public Administration Programs in Kentucky

Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Public Administration Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Eastern Kentucky University - Online MPA Degree
Program is 100% online. EKU's MPA program is the first MPA degree in Kentucky. Program is available in two different tracks Masters Degree in Public Administration Customizable General Track and the Masters Degree in Public Administration Community Development Track. Certificate options are available for the general track in homeland security, emergency management, occupational safety, and fire and emergency services. Core MPA curriculum includes Administrative Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Public Sector Leadership, Organizations, and Management, HR management, and Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation. Tracks contain more specific classes.
Richmond KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Kentucky State University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The Masters of Public Administration (MPA) at Kentucky State University is offered in the evening to accommodate students that are already employed at a full time position. Typically, taking two courses per semester, the MPA degree can be completed in about three years.
Frankfort KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Morehead State University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Public Administration teaches a theoretically informed management program that builds public leaders commited to civic vitue and excellence. Specializations are available in Nonprofit Management and Community Development, Federalism and Public Affairs, and Homeland Security and Political Theory.
Morehead KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Murray State University - Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Murray State's M.P.A. degree program is offered to students either on campus or online. Specialized areas of the Department of Government, Law and International Affairs are offered.
Murray KY SACSCC Accredited
Northern Kentucky University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at Northern Kentucky University is a 39-credit hour program that prepares to lead in government agencies, hospitals, universities, and non profit organizations. Evening, weekend, and online classes are available. Students that currently work and have 5+ years of experience in the public sector are not required to take the GRE for entry to this program.
Highland Heights KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Sullivan University - Master of Public Management
Sullivan University offers students a public management degree that is rooted in managerial sciences. Concentration areas include healthcare management, conflict management and strategic human capital management.
Louisville KY SACSCC Accredited
University of Kentucky - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
An MPA degree from UKY provides students the knowledge for careers in the public service sectors. Concentration areas include: Economic Development, Education Policy, Environmental Policy, Health Policy, International Policy and Management, Non-Profit Management, Policy Analysis, Public Financial Management, and Transportation Systems Management.
Lexington KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
University of Louisville - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The University of Louisville offers students an MPA program that is fully accredited by the NASPAA. The MPA has specializations in city management, non-profit management, human resource management, planning, policy analysis, applied research, community and economic development, and government and organizational theory.
Louisville KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited
Western Kentucky University - Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The MPA at WKU prepares professionals in top level public administration careers. The program is accredited by the NASPAA and can be completed in 39 semester hours.
Bowling Green KY NASPAA | SACSCC Accredited