Master Leadership Skills with a Marist MPA
Expand your skills as a leader and innovator. Obtain the latest knowledge and skills and master public service values on your schedule. Complete your education ready to manage a 21st-century public, health care, or nonprofit organization.
Excel in the Public Sector with a Specialized MPA
Accelerated Online MPA Program
Supercharge Your Career with Impactful Leadership Skills
Marist MPA alumnus Christopher was able to correlate his professional experiences and apply them to assignments. Using a wholistic approach in the public sector, he works with a team of people every day. Learning how to manage groups through the program was enlightening for Christopher.
Watch the video at the left to hear more about Christopher Kelly's experience in the MPA program at Marist.
A Respected and Unique MPA Program that Conforms to Your Schedule
The Marist MPA program affords students the opportunity to develop intricate leadership skills in a manner that works for students who are managing busy schedules. With start terms throughout the calendar year, and classes delivered however you choose, the Marist MPA program can help students take their career to the next level. View tuition and fees >
Annual start dates.
We offer multiple start terms throughout the calendar year including August, October, January, March, and June.
Every course is offered 100% online for your flexibility.
Work at your speed.
Juggle your busy schedule with full-time and part-time class offerings.
Choose the course track that most interests you including public management, ethical leadership, analytics, nonprofit management, or healthcare administration.
Backed by the global standard for public service education.
Employment rate at graduation.
According to student reported data, 96% of 2019-20 graduates were employed upon completion of the program.
Seasoned Industry Experts with Diverse Perspectives on Success
The faculty within the Marist MPA program will teach you the skills you need to lead in the global community of the 21st century, because they have a variety of professional experiences to bring to your education. Our faculty take an individualized approach that combines industry knowledge with research to provide students with a well-rounded experience. View all public and non-profit administration faculty >
Classes Delivered How You Want Them
We understand just how much the classroom environment has changed in recent years, which is why we offer the Marist MPA 100% online. We are proud to host students across the region, country and world who enroll in Marist’s online MPA course sequence. Each of our classes is available in eight-week blocks in order to deliver a concentrated, efficient learning experience.
When you’re ready to start your degree, Marist is ready to welcome you and offers five annual start dates.
- Fall Starts: August and October
- Spring Starts: January and March
- Summer Start: June
Develop Meaningful Relationships with Classmates and Faculty
When Racine enrolled in Marist MPA program she instantly began developing relationships with her classmates and the faculty. The professors take the time to get to know their students and provide the support students need while balancing their jobs and coursework. Throughout her time in the program she was able to apply the concepts she learned to her job to continue to grow.
Watch the video at the right to hear more about Racine Rodriguez's experience in the MPA program at Marist.
Refine Your Skills to Make an Impact in Your Communities
Our students come to us with a wide breadth of experiences, and it’s not uncommon to see first responders and other key community leaders in our classrooms. To honor the impact these individuals make on a daily basis, we are thrilled to offer generous 50% off discounts for all first responders (police/firefighters/emt/paramedics) who enroll in the Marist MPA program.
Because services and community involvement play such a important role in our community, we have also taken the initiative to partner with a variety of organizations across the region and create competitive tuition discounts for students who are part of these excellent institutions.
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