Master of Arts - Leadership, Public Administration
Achieve the Government Career You Want with a Master’s in Public Administration
A successful career in government takes leadership abilities and high ethical standards, and Mid-America Christian University is committed to cultivating these qualities in students.
The Master of Arts in Leadership with a Public Administration emphasis program develops those seeking careers in government, focusing on aspects of leadership such as collaboration, diplomacy, diversity, writing and public speaking. Students will engage quantitative and qualitative research, improve in problem-solving and have the opportunity to participate in mentorships with professionals in the field of public administration.
Upon completion of the M.A. in Leadership with a Public Administration emphasis program, students will be prepared to lead ethically at all levels of government service through exercising fiscal responsibility, social equity and strategic communication. Graduates of the program will be able to diagnose organizational problems and formulate plans of action to positively impact their workplaces and communities.
Since the master’s in public administration program focuses on applicable knowledge and real processes, individuals will exit the program with work-ready skills, ready to effectively serve the public through a career in government.
Why Choose MACU for a Master’s Degree in Public Administration?
At Mid-America Christian University, we understand the importance of developing leaders who are equipped with a strong ethical foundation and practical knowledge so that they can serve in the public sector.
With our experience in adult and online education, we know how to do this without forcing someone to choose between devoting time to work and devoting time to school. Our six-week classes, whether on-campus or online, work around the schedule of a busy adult who divides time between a career, family and school.
In addition, our leadership professors are experienced in the field in which they are teaching, so students are guaranteed to complete the program with leadership strategies proven to be effective and knowledge that can immediately be applied in the workforce.
Careers Opportunities for Graduates of the M.A. in Leadership with a Public Administration Emphasis Program
- City Manager
- Public Administration Consultant
- Local Government Administrator
- Nonprofit Manager
- Budget Analyst