Online Degree

Master of Public Administration

Public Leadership. Positive Change.

The University of San Francisco Experience – Online

Delivering immersive academic excellence in an online format, the Online MPA degree provides students with a flexible learning opportunity that can be used to generate new professional opportunities.

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MPA Online Format

  • 100% online program
  • GRE recommended but not required
  • Earn your masters with only 13 courses
  • Online MPA is a 39-unit, 3 units per course model
Summer 2018
Program Deadline Decision Release
Public Administration (Online) April 2018* May 2018

 *Applications received after the April deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Fall 2019 Application Deadlines
Round Deadline Decision Release
1 November 15, 2018 December 14, 2018
2 January 15, 2019 February 22, 2019
3 March 15, 2019 April 19, 2019
4* May 15, 2019* June 21, 2019
5 June 14, 2019 July 12, 2019
Spring 2019
ROUND DEADLINE DECISION RELEASE
1 August 2018 September 2018
2 October 2018 November 2018
3 November 2018 December 2018

State Authorization
USF is accepting applications for enrollment into online degree programs from residents in the following states: Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. Please check www.usfca.edu/state-auth for specific programs offered in these states.