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Public Administration Graduate Programs

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Program Details:

Application Details:

The Public Administration program offers both on-campus and online programs to fit your schedule.
 
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • 3 recommendation letters:  Professional or academic
    • Statement of Goals: Why is an MPA degree from Villanova University important for you to achieve your public service career goals? In answering this question, please let us know why you are pursuing an MPA from Villanova, how an MPA from Villanova will build on your work, volunteer, and/or academic experiences and describe the career and professional goals you have for your future? (2 pages) 
    • Resume
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Tuition Scholar Application: March 1
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: Yes
    • Deadline March 1, for Fall admittance only. Click here for more information.
    • Additional Essay required.
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 36-39 credits (MPA 8010 internship, 3 credit course, may be waived depending upon three years of professional work experience)
    • $940 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
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  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • 2 recommendation letters:  Professional or academic
    • Statement of Goals: Why is a Graduate Certificate from Villanova University important for you to achieve your public service career goals? In answering this question, please let us know why you are pursuing a Graduate Certificate from Villanova, how this Certificate will build on your work, volunteer, and/or academic experiences and describe the career and professional goals you have for your future? (1-1.5 pages) 
    • Resume
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: No
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 15 credits
    • $940 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • APPLY NOW!
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • 2 recommendation letters:  Professional or academic
    • Statement of Goals: Why is a Graduate Certificate from Villanova University important for you to achieve your public service career goals? In answering this question, please let us know why you are pursuing a Graduate Certificate from Villanova, how this Certificate will build on your work, volunteer, and/or academic experiences and describe the career and professional goals you have for your future? (1-1.5 pages) 
    • Resume
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: No
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 15 credits
    • $940 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • APPLY NOW!
  • : Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • 2 recommendation letters:  Professional or academic
    • Statement of Goals: Why is a Graduate Certificate from Villanova University important for you to achieve your public service career goals? In answering this question, please let us know why you are pursuing a Graduate Certificate from Villanova, how this Certificate will build on your work, volunteer, and/or academic experiences and describe the career and professional goals you have for your future? (1- 1.5 pages) 
    • Resume
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: No
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 15 credits
    • $940 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • APPLY NOW!

Application Process

  • Click here for a detailed overview of how to apply.

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Office of Graduate Studies
Vasey Hall - Suite 202
610-519-7090
gradinformation@villanova.edu