Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service. Each entry includes a description of program offerings in the schools' own words. Governing U’s unique map interface also allows you to see the national landscape for public service grad programs and select schools for a closer look by geography
As a student in Villanova’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program, you’ll gain a solid foundation of core competencies including: improved communications within intergovernmental relations, development and theory of public administration, lobbying, advocacy, public and non-profit strategic decision making, and legal and political considerations in organizational management. Through 100% online courses, Villanova empowers busy professionals like you to earn your graduate degree or complete a variety of in-demand certificates. All programs feature faculty-led, video-based e-learning courses from Villanova University – ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 Regional University in the North for more than 20 years.