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Distance Learning MPA Program

The Distance Learning MPA Program will begin accepting application materials for Spring 2016 on August 1st.

Application Deadline Date: November 1, 2015

Earn the MPA Degree in only 24 months!

Are you interested in earning an MPA degree in as little as 24 months? Do you need the convenience and flexibility of a distance-learning program?

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The Distance Learning MPA Porgram at California State University, Long Beach is built around the needs of full-time employees. It affords the flexibility that working professionals need to balance work and education.

  • Our program offers unique scheduling which allows working professionals to complete the MPA degree without career interruption in as few as 24 months!
  • A special support coordinator to assist with off campus transactions
  • Detailed admissions process and packets available to interested individuals
  • Requirements for University and MPA Program will be explained in our Distance Learning handbook
  • Selected DL student admits are processed separately than regular on campus students and are guaranteed courses
  • Pre-selected courses (39 units) are 6 weeks long with a two week break between courses

Distance Learning Information and Applications

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Distance Learning Program Contacts

For additional information regarding the Distance Learning MPA Program, please contact:

Sheryl Caito - Student Services Coordinator , 562/985-4179

Dr. David C. Powell - Director