Whether online or on campus at Merrimack College, the Master of Public Administration and Affairs can be earned by completing a rigorous program comprised of eight courses (32 credits).

The on campus and online programs follow the same career-focused curriculum to prepare you for leadership roles in public administration, public policy or community service. In either modality, you can choose to complete the program full time in one year, or part time in two years. The coursework is designed to give you a foundation in theory and research as well as emphasis on practical applications.

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