Master of Public Administration

About

The Master of Public Administration degree is a 2.5-year program of study that is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration (NASPAA).

Available Options

  • Public Administration Concentration
  • Nonprofit Management Concentration

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

Students in the Master of Public Administration Program will gain skills in the following competency areas:

  1. Leading and Managing in Public Governance
  2. Contributing to the Public Policy Process
  3. Learning to analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make decisions
  4. Articulating and applying a public service perspective
  5. Communicating and interacting productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry

Career Possibilities

Requirements

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Master of Public Administration

Public Administration Concentration

Nonprofit Management Concentration

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Jayce Farmer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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School of Public Policy and Leadership

The School of Public Policy and Leadership employs an interdisciplinary approach to create knowledge and understanding to support effective policy and governance through collaborations of faculty, students, and the greater community.

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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs is committed to creating contemporary solutions for resilient communities. Its academic programs focus on effective public policymaking, creating support structures to meet behavioral and mental health challenges, ensuring cities are safe and prepared to meet emergency situations, effective and ethical journalism, and interpersonal and public communication strategies.

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