Graduate School

Department of Political Science

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the degree for students with professional goals related to public service in areas such as government agencies, health organizations, justice administration/law enforcement as well as not-for-profit organizations, and the private sector.

The mission of the MPA Program at Columbus State University is to provide professional education and leadership skills for effective, efficient, and responsive public service necessary for individuals preparing for or currently serving in public service careers.

The program structure is designed to accommodate students currently employed in the public sector as well as students seeking entry level positions by offering classes in the evenings, on-line, as well as on Saturdays. In addition, Columbus State University's MPA program offers curricular tracks in: Government Administration, Health Service Administration, and Justice Systems Administration.

You can view the MPA degree sheet here.

For more information on the MPA program and track specifications Click Here

or contact Amber Dees, dees_amber@columbusstate.edu