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    Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice

Program Overview

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) at Augusta University is the preferred degree for professionals working in government and the nonprofit sector. 

Accredited by the Network of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the MPA degree is a versatile degree that allows students to advance their careers in numerous fields in the public sector, such as managing cybersecurity, economic development, criminal justice, city-county management, emergency management, and many others.

Many of our classes are scheduled at night and on the weekends to better accommodate the working professionals in our program and our faculty includes traditional academics, “pracademics” (academics with career experience in government or non-profit organizations), and working professionals to offer you practical experience.

Program Contact
Dr. Wesley Meares
(706) 737-1710
Program Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website. 

Program Information
Program Length: 2 Years
CIP Code: 44.0401
Program Code: 1MPA-MPA
Major Code: PADM
Concentration Code: CRIM

Total Hours for the Degree: 36 Hours