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California State University, Long Beach
Graduate Center for Public Policy & Administration
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MPA Program

Welcome to the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) program.  The MPA program is designed with a professional emphasis; and provides graduate students with a broad knowledge of public administration as well as competency in the administrative processes of government.  The program also develops the student's ability to apply acquired knowledge and leadership techniques to the solution of public policy problems.  Along with the general MPA degree, the Department offers the MPA with an option in Public Works Administration and Urban Affairs.  There are also certificate programs in Employer-Employee Relations and Personnel Management, Public Management Analysis, and Public Sector Financial Management.

Information on our MPA Degree Program