Earn Your Master of Public Administration Online From USC Price

Ranked No. 3 for Public Affairs

Earning your degree from USC Price means joining a community with a long history of academic excellence. In 2019, Price was ranked a No. 3 best public affairs school by U.S. News & World Report.¹

With Price’s MPA online program, you will learn to identify new approaches for making improvements in your community and ensuring change is implemented.

You also have the option to choose a certificate — City/County Management or Public Policy — to strengthen your knowledge and skills working in your desired area of expertise.

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to:

  • Develop strategies to act locally and impact global change
  • Design and run new systems and programs
  • Evaluate, develop and implement local, state or federal policy

Why Choose the MPA Online From USC Price?

Our MPA online program offers the same USC Price-quality education to busy professionals as to those coming on campus for class.

  • Develop new understandings of key concepts and theories with peers and faculty through engaged discussions and coursework.
  • Complete coursework readings and assignments from anywhere on our online platform.
  • Participate in two in-person residencies on USC’s campus to network and share skills.
  • Apply your learning in real time, and graduate in as few as 24 months.

When you graduate from USC Price’s MPA online program, you’ll join a broad network of USC Price faculty, alumni and students who are driving change in their communities — and through the #TrojanFamily, you’ll stay connected long after graduation.


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