About the MPA Program

Apply to the JMU MPA ProgramThe Master of Public Administration degree is the recognized professional degree in public administration. It enhances the administrative knowledge and skills of those already employed as professionals in government, nonprofit organizations and firms that deal extensively with government. The 42 credit Master of Public Administration program, with its internship component, also prepares "pre-service" students, especially but not limited to those undergraduate degrees that have public sector applicability.


MPA students receive individualized attention from professors

Program of study, Master of Public Administration

Program of study, 5 year program for undergraduates