Master of Public Administration

The MPA from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) gives students a broad understanding of the field and its relevant issues. Students become competent at defining public problems, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, developing and communicating creative solutions, and implementing ethical and practical courses of action.


The online Master of Public Administration degree can equip you with the skillset to develop a meaningful professional career. Opportunities within government, non profit organizations and private-sector companies open up every year. In fact, the federal government is one of the top employers of the MPA graduates and one of the largest employers in the nation. Start preparing now for the next step in your career with Rutgers University.

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