Notre Dame de Namur University

School of Business and Management

Public Administration (MPA)


1500 Ralston Avenue

Belmont, CA 94002

United States


(650) 508-6300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Public Administration offered at Notre Dame de Namur University is offered on campus. Additionally, the program has long been recognized for our faculty's dedication to preparing professionals to work effectively in management positions within public, non-profit, and service-related organizations. Our Graduate Programs have been designed to meet the needs of those who want an environment that lets them develop their skills to be innovative, work closely with talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and experience; all while learning in an intimate and scholarly environment that promotes collaboration. Besides the content knowledge, courses throughout the MPA program are constructed to encourage the development of professional skills recognized as essential to managers' success in today's environment. These include: interpersonal communications, organizational leadership and team building, assessment and analysis of quantitative information, strategic thinking, and working in diverse cultures. The successful MPA student will develop a thorough understanding of social and political factors in addition to standard business, management, and human resource management principles. The MPA program emphasizes broad study in functional areas of public administration and concentrated study in the fields of public affairs administration or human resources management. Applications are accepted year round for Spring, Summer and Fall terms.


Notre Dame de Namur University is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001179

Locale: Large Suburb

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