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Make Your Mark as a Public Servant with a Master’s of Public Administration

Prepare for leadership roles in a wide range of institutions

The public administration field offers a wealth of opportunity as well as professional mobility. EKU’s 100% online public administration program allows you to leverage your interests and work experience by acquiring in-depth specialization in a range of focus areas.

Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of leadership roles within nonprofit, public sector and government institutions. EKU’s public administration programs are real-world focused, providing the skills needed to strengthen your community and positively impact the lives of others. 

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EKU has been a leader in online education for more than 15 years, providing more than 100 online degree and certificate options.

A regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university, EKU is ranked among the nation’s best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

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Our students receive online tutoring and career services at no charge. EKU provides convenient assistance with a wide range of both subject specific, and general tutoring needs.

Generous Transfer Credit

You’ve worked hard for your credits. EKU Online helps you put them to work towards your degree with a generous credit transfer policy for hours earned at other universities.



Advancing your career doesn’t have to break the bank. EKU Online offers a range of scholarships designed to address the financial needs of our students.

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EKU provides dedicated support to military students, including discounted tuition.

Student Spotlight

Maya Jackson - EKU Online MPA Program

EKU had everything Maya wanted in an online MPA program. Faculty and staff were just a phone call away. The classes fit with her work schedule and prepared her to achieve her future career goals.

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