Graduate Public Administration Programs

We are pleased to offer multiple graduate programs for prospective students - our traditional, campus-based options as well as a fully online MPA degree.


  • Online, you can pursue your MPA degree using state-of-the-art technology.  Students receive the same, high-quality educational experience in a virtual environment, interacting with students from across the country and around the globe.


Villanova's public administration program is fully accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).


We would love to have you join us.  Please contact us to discuss how Villanova's public administration program can help you achieve your goals.

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About Us

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams

Villanova's Master of Public Administration Program is pleased to host an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Student Chapter and a chapter of the Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society.  These organizations help you build your professional network in public service.

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Villanova is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136.71.  Registration is not an endorsement of the institution.  Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.