TRANSFORM YOUR CAREER WITH AN MPA STARTS IN FALL 2020

Did you know…

MPA Graduates can increase their salaries by 30%

(Study, January 2020)

The FDU School of Public & Global Affairs (SPGA) is expanding the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program to Newark, NJ. The MPA is the management and leadership degree for students who are currently working in or pursuing public and nonprofit careers. 

FDU MPA Program At-A-Glance

  • CAREER-TAILORED PROGRAM for government, nonprofits, healthcare management, transportation and public service sectors
  • FLEXIBLE CLASS FORMATS that work for you: In-person, Online and Hybrid
  • PROGRESSIVE DEGREE OPTIONS to choose from:
    • 2 Course Diplomado
    • 6 Course Certificate Program
    • 13 Course Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • NEW REDUCED TUITION STRUCTURE
  • SCHOLARSHIPS AND EMPLOYER REIMBURSEMENT opportunities

Career Enhancing Specializations

The MPA offers career enhancing specializations that equip students with the managerial, analytical and conceptual skills to become effective leaders, managers and policy analysts in public, nonprofit and private organizations.

4 Specializations including:
  • Public Policy
  • Public Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Religious and Community Leadership – NEW at Newark!

The Professional Classroom

Students have the opportunity to participate in project-based learning and collaborate with faculty and students across FDU campuses in New Jersey, Vancouver, BC and Wroxton, England via virtual conferencing. Students will learn and network with local community professionals.

Access to an Impressive Network

Students in the FDU MPA Program gain incredible access to a broad network of FDU MPA graduates—many who are CEOs, elected state and local officials, public policy experts and leaders in public, nonprofit and private organizations.

Degree Plan

The MPA degree is granted upon successful completion of 39-42 credits that include:

  • 6 required core management courses (18 credits)
  • 6 elective courses (18 credits) which includes 4 Specialization courses
  • An MPA project report or thesis (3 credits)
  • An Internship or independent study (3 credits), unless waived with approved comparable public or non-profit experience.

Two classes are offered per term, in Fall, Spring and Summer.

Certificates

18-credit Certificates in Public Management (6 courses) demonstrate progress and knowledge en route to the full Master’s degree.  Don’t wait to get your full degree to apply for that promotion or new job!

Affordable Tuition

(application fee waived)

  • 50% of the current FDU graduate tuition rate!
  • Supplement with employee tuition benefits. Ask your employer!
  • Apply for Scholarship opportunities

Admissions Requirements

Application Deadline: 

FDU SPGA offers rolling admissions and will consider applications for the Newark MPA for Fall 2020 through the end of July.

APPLY NOW! for the Newark MPA program starting Fall 2020

 

Contact Information
Contact us
Phone: (201) 692-2741
Email: mpa@fdu.edu
TEXT "Newark info" to  551.286.8320