GRE scores are not required for the executive program
Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs was the first school in the nation to offer a graduate degree in public administration for mid-career professionals. The school, which has consistently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top-ranked school in the nation for graduate education in public affairs, offers both online and on-campus public administration degree programs.
The accelerated executive online MPA program is designed for mid-career professionals with 5-7 years of experience who aspire to advance as leaders in the government, nonprofit, and private sectors.
The 30-credit program can be completed online in as few as 15 months in a flexible format for working professionals, and GRE scores are not required for admission.
The on-campus MPA program is designed for students earlier on in their careers or mid-career individuals looking to develop core concepts in management and policy. The 40-credit program is offered on our Syracuse University campus and can be completed in as few as 12 months of full-time study. Learn more about Maxwell’s on-campus MPA program.
Maxwell’s online learning format promotes collaboration between students and faculty and allows you to continue working full time while earning your degree.
Work with a diverse community of peers to tackle public service challenges in collaborative online classes.
Build lasting professional relationships through collaborative classes, social networks, webinars, and alumni events.
Access support from dedicated advisors, invested faculty members, and the worldwide Maxwell alumni community.
¹ U.S. News & World Report, 2022 Best Public Affairs Schools (Accessed April 2021)