Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) prepares students for leadership in public service.  Our mission is to offer a high quality education in public administration founded on public service values; especially diversity, inclusiveness and democratic governance.  See our mission, learning outcomes, accreditation information, demographics, and graduation rates.

The MPA at CSUSB is offered through both on campus and online classes. All classes are offered each year in both formats so students can choose the method that fits their life and learning style.The Comprehensive Exam must be taken on the San Bernardino campus.

For cost of the degree see the estimated 

For program rules and policies see the MPA Student Handbook.

You may also be interested in the CSUSB Graduate Studies Handbook

Note:  Our website is divided into two sections.  If you are interested in the Undergraduate BA in Administration with a Concentration in Public Administration, please see our companion site.

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Winter Admission Deadline November 30, 2018


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public administration chair dr. jonathan anderson

Dr. Jonathan Anderson
Public Administration Chair

Marisol Botello
PA Administrative Support Coordinator
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Toni Ditty

Toni Ditty
MPA Graduate Coordinator
PA Administrative Analyst
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Krystlé Barnett

Krystlé Barnett
Administrative Support Assistant
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The Faculty and Staff of Public Administration Department

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