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

A Top-Ranked MPA Program Delivered OnlineA Top-Ranked MPA Program Delivered OnlineA 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 #2 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.

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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1 Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs (2022). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved April 20, 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference