Posted: April 28, 2020 |
Author: Savannah Byers |
Southern Utah University’s Master of Public Administration program recently ranked No. 16 on the List of Most Affordable Online Masters in Public Administration 2020 by OnlineU. Rankings are based on accreditation, tuition, and salary data. Of the 25 universities included, SUU was the only university in Utah.
“Considering a career transition is daunting enough without the added stress of a sky-high price tag,” said Dr Angela Pool-Funai, MPA program director. “Our MPA program helps public service professionals advance their careers at a very reasonable cost. If you’ve ever thought about going back to school to pursue your career, now is the time!
SUU’s MPA program was also recently ranked among the top 50 MPA programs in the country. MPA students learn how to effectively manage their organization and make ethical decisions that will benefit the community as a whole. The MPA degree can be completed 100% online or through a combination of on-campus courses. Over 60% of the students in the program are professionals working full time.
Optimal, formerly SR Education Group, ranks online degrees from across the country for the best ROI by major. “Salary figures were reported by PayScale and reflect student income 10 years or more after graduation. In order to select the best value options in each major, Optimal searched over 78,000 programs online.
SUU is committed to making quality education affordable for its students. In 2019, SUU was the only institution in Utah not to increase tuition fees. SR Education Group also ranked SUU’s online bachelor’s degrees as the sixth most affordable in the country.
SUU’s MPA program provides an intellectual, collaborative and engaging learning environment where practical and theoretical concepts of public administration are presented in historical, political, social, cultural and economic contexts. Students learn to act as facilitators in defining and pursuing the public interest. Learn more about SUU’s affordable Master of Public Administration program.
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