The Online MPA from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government

A Top-Ranked MPA Program Delivered Online

The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government offers their top-ranked Master of Public Administration (MPA) online, so you can earn an MPA degree while continuing to work full-time. In a recent ranking by U.S. News & World Report, the School of Government was ranked #3 in the local government management specialty area1 and is consistently ranked in other specialty areas such as public management, environmental policy, and public finance.

Our online program features a 45-credit curriculum that prepares students for leadership across a wide range of industries including government, nonprofit, and the private sector, and it can be completed in as few as 18 months. As a student, you will:

Customize your degree with a concentration, gaining specialized expertise in one of five areas: public management, local government, nonprofit management, public health, or international relations.

Learn from the same award-winning faculty who teach on campus and bring their diverse experiences and research into the online classroom.

Receive a WeWork Global Access Membership and use the space to attend class, connect with your peers and colleagues, and build a local network of public service professionals.

Participate in live, online classes—of approximately 15 students—that allow you to collaborate with faculty and classmates in real-time.

Request more information to learn how you can earn your MPA online from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Government, the primary source of continuing education for North Carolina’s elected officials.

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