UNO Online MPA Nationally Ranked
The University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Public Administration offers a professionally oriented, nationally ranked Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) online. The MPA degree is the recognized graduate degree for professional positions focusing on public service.
The 2005 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools ranks UNO’s MPA as the 26th best out of 259 similar master’s programs. Among all public universities, the UNO public management program is 18th best in the country. Other notable rankings include: Public Budgeting and Finance--21 st; Information Technology--8th; Urban Management--29th.
The Online MPA program was the first accredited MPA program in the U.S. to be delivered completely via the Internet, starting in 2000. The Online program is taught using the same faculty and courses offered on the Omaha campus. Students find that the faculty and support staff have plenty of experience fostering and sustaining an active online learning community. Each student’s program begins with a complete orientation session and a chance to meet faculty and other students on the UNO campus in Omaha. UNO’s graduate public administration program is among the first accredited MPA programs in the U.S., so students are assured of a high-quality degree program meeting national standards of professional education.