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

Welcome to the Masters in Public Administration Program. The general MPA program is designed with a professional emphasis and provides graduate students with 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 Center offers the MPA with an option in Public Works Administration, and the MPA with an option in Urban Affairs. There are also several certificate programs available. The following section describes the application process for the general MPA degree, as well as for the MPA with options.

Information on our MPA Degree Program