Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)

The Online Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. This program is designed specifically for those who already have professional and public sector experience, who are striving for a higher level of education which may provide more opportunities to grow, to work and serve in the public sector.

An EMPA applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 2.7 cumulative undergraduate G.P.A., though a G.P.A. of 3.0 is preferred.

Applicants must have at least three (3) years of middle to upper level professional, managerial, supervisory, or combined work experiences. Two out of the three years must be within the public sector (government and/or non-profit organization). Middle to upper level managerial experience includes positions such as, but not limited to, directors, assistant directors, high-level technical staff, senior managers, project/program managers.