Syracuse University The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs


The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is Syracuse University’s home for innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research in the social sciences, public policy, public administration, and international relations. It includes America’s leading graduate school of public affairs, offering highly regarded professional degrees alongside advanced scholarly degrees in the social sciences; and it is home to undergraduate programs across the full spectrum of social sciences.

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Executive Master of Public Administration (Executive MPA)

Online Full time 18 months September 2018 USA Syracuse

The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) at Syracuse University's Maxwell School prepares professionals for the challenges of leading organizations in the midst of dynamic global change. [+]

ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse is the online Executive Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the #1 ranked school in the nation for graduate education in public affairs. The curriculum prepares experienced mid-career professionals to advance within government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations, both nationally and internationally. Led by acclaimed Maxwell faculty, courses focus on three areas of mastery: formulating, implementing, and evaluating policy; leading and managing organizations with diverse stakeholders; applying rigorous and evidence-based analysis to inform decision making.


ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse is the premier online Executive MPA program in the nation from the Maxwell School, home to the nation’s #1 ranked school for graduate education in public affairs by U.S. News & World Report and also the first school to offer a graduate degree in public administration in the United States. Classes are designed and taught by Maxwell School’s highly acclaimed faculty. Which includes seven Guggenheim Fellows, five American Council of Learned Societies Fellows, 15 Fulbright Research Fellows, 11 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows, one MacArthur Fellow, and one World Food Prize Laureate. Maxwell faculty are dedicated to excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching. The curriculum mirrors that of Maxwell’s on-campus Executive MPA program and offers leadership, management, and analytical skills applicable to the public sector and to an array of domestic and international mission-based organizations serving the public good.... [-]