The LMU Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is a fully online graduate degree program designed for those who wish to pursue leadership roles in the ever-expanding field of public service. Earning a master’s degree in public administration opens the doors to a wide range of public service careers, including government administration, as well as community, nonprofit, or health care organization management. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics the job outlook for social and community service managers is extremely healthy. Jobs in the field are expected to grow "13% percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations" (see the full article here).
The LMU MPA program requires students to complete thirty-six (36) credit hours of coursework and provides tracks in General Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, and Health Care Policy. LMU MPA graduates may work in government agencies creating policy, overseeing agencies, or analyzing efficiencies. Those who work in community agencies may work for social welfare organizations or large health care organizations such as hospital systems, managing budgets or analyzing efficiencies. In the private sector, LMU MPA graduates hold consulting positions or work assisting companies in understanding policy making and management strategies.
Lincoln Memorial University is proud to support our military at home and abroad with our fully online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. With flexible course scheduling, the LMU MPA program is designed to meet the needs of service members and their families. Faculty and staff in the LMU MPA program can provide assistance in maximizing your education benefits, such as Post/9-11 GI Bill (CH 33). Also, be sure to review all benefits at www.va.gov .
For more information about the LMU Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, contact us via email ([email protected]) or by phone (865.585.5477).