California Baptist University

Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)


8432 Magnolia Ave

Riverside, CA 92504

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) at California Baptist University Online & Professional Studies is designed to develop innovative leaders who seek to maximize impact in public and non-profit organizations. Created for the working adult, the 50 unit DPA, including dissertation, can be completed in three years. Students will focus on one online class every eight weeks. Curriculum and courses are designed to meet the needs of professionals tasked in responding to the complex and unique issues organizations encounter at the federal, state and local levels within planning, criminal justice, governance, policy, health management, and social service arenas.

Program Highlights

  • 50 unit program
  • Complete in as little as 3 years including dissertation
  • Cohort model allows for students to progress together through coursework and dissertation process
  • Eight-week online course format
  • Residency participation at key intervals throughout the program
  • Outstanding credentialed faculty with public, non-profit and private sector professional experience
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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