Academic Catalog


Master of Public Administration Public Administration with a Concentration in Multi-Sector Public Service (MPA)

Vickie Carnegie, Graduate Program Director
Meg Jones, Associate Director

The mission of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program in the School of Public Service at Old Dominion University is to develop professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to lead and advance public service in a diverse, multi-sector environment. We expect our graduates to be capable of critical problem solving, effective communication, skillful implementation of policy and programs, and ethical application of management and leadership concepts. The MPA program serves the region, state, and nation; supports the professions of public administration and public service; and advances the state of knowledge through applied and scholarly research. This program is available on-campus and online.