The EKU Online MPA degree program is #39 on Affordable Colleges Online’s recently released list of Best Online master’s Degrees in Public Administration. It was the highest ranking Kentucky school in the top 50.
Affordable Colleges Online recognizes degree programs that are both accessible and affordable. Online MPA programs were evaluated using tuition costs and graduation rates, among other metrics. The organization gathered data from university websites and IPEDS, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, which is part of the National Center for Education Statistics.
Eastern Kentucky University’s MPA program is accredited by NASPAA, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration. Working professionals who want to advance their careers in government, non-profit or public sector work choose the EKU Online MPA. No GRE is required for individuals who earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. The convenient 8-week format allows students to concentrate on one course at a time and still remain eligible for financial aid. They also have an opportunity to receive internship credit at their current jobs.
Eastern Kentucky University introduced online degree programs in 2006. There are more than 40 online degrees and certificate options available in the flexible online format. Students earn the same accredited degree, from the same respected instructors without coming to campus. Dedicated advisors provide personalized attention to help them reach their goals.
The EKU Online master’s degree in public administration is unique in that the coursework can be customized by interest area, including:
General public administration
Fire and Emergency Services
EKU Online programs are recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Military Times. Graduate certificates can also be added to the MPA degree. To learn more, contact a program advisor at 859-622-7966.