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Master of Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) degree program at Oakland University is designed for those seeking careers or looking to advance their careers in governmental or public agencies. MPA students can specialize in court administration, criminal justice leadership, health care administration, local government management or nonprofit organization and management.

Delivery Type: 100% online, partially online and on-campus

Credit required/Time to completion: 36 credits. 2-6 years (pace determined by student)

Cost: $834 per credit
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Projected National Average Salary: $92,900

Projected National Job Growth: 10.4%

Career opportunities: Operations managers, chief executives, compliance officers, social and community service managers

Who should apply: Those looking to start a career in public sector services or advance already established careers.

Who is hiring OU grads: Anthem Blue Cross, Amazon, Deloitte, Microsoft, Citigroup

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*Data was last reviewed in May 2022. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.