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
The executive master of public administration (EMPA) is offered to students interested in a thorough understanding of the processes and practices associated with the management of public sector organizations at the federal, state and urban levels of government. It will introduce you to the relevant set of knowledge and skills required to function effectively in a managerial or executive role within such organizations.
Founded in 1901 in San Francisco, Golden Gate University (GGU) meets the needs of working adults by offering undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management, information technology, taxation, and law. Courses are designed to engage students in real-world business situations and to prepare them to compete in a volatile marketplace.
Golden Gate's School of Taxation has earned a reputation as one of the largest and most respected in the nation with specialized internship programs that give students practical, hands-on business experience. GGU has also developed Saturday MBA programs, as well as an executive MBA program, regarded as one of the most unique educational programs in the country for experienced executives, managers and entrepreneurs.
With its main campus in San Francisco, Golden Gate University has regional sites located conveniently in Seattle and throughout California, including Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. Accredited degree programs can also be taken through Golden Gate's CyberCampus, which permits students to work and study on their own schedules using the Internet.
Golden Gate's overall mission is to offer a variety of exceptional programs that utilize the most advanced technologies and learning tools available. Read more about the university's Mission & Value Proposition.
GGU programs, policies and plans are reviewed by members of our accrediting agencies as well as educators from peer institutions. Golden Gate is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).