With a Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) from Walden, you can lead social change and work to solve problems of governance. This career-oriented, practitioner-directed doctoral program helps to prepare you for key roles in government, public, and nonprofit organizations. In this professional doctorate program, you will apply your research to create tangible solutions and become an effective manager. Through learning with real-world relevance and hands-on residencies, you’ll collaborate with faculty, professional clients, and fellow students in addressing issues that affect people today.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Global Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Homeland Security Policy and Coordination
  • International Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities
  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • Policy Analysis
  • Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace
Program taught in:
English

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