Master of Public Administration and Leadership

John Glenn College of Public Affairs

The online Master of Public Administration and Leadership (MPAL) offers a curriculum that meets the flexibility needs of mid-career professionals while equipping students with the tools to effectively address management challenges in the workplace. Upon completing the MPAL–which can be done in two years while continuing to work full-time–students will be prepared for leadership roles at local, state, and national levels.

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Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online
Kim Young
Dr. Kim Young
Lecturer, Online Course Developer
"I value the diversity of the MPAL online learning community. Engaging students from different places and experiences enriches learning."

Program Tracks

Public Management & Leadership

Criminal Justice Administration & Policy

Public Policy

Nonprofit Management

Sample Courses


Introduction to Public Affairs/Orientation to Program

This course prepares students for their roles as action-oriented administrators, managers and leaders within a democratic system of governance.

Managerial Leadership in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Management of public sector organizations with focus on internal operations, processes, and resources; human resource management, information technology; other aspects of internal capacity.

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