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Master of Public Administration

MPA Application Process

Applicants must submit the following application materials:
  • Official academic transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not accepted
  • GRE test score for the general exam
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors and/or employers
  • A career trajectory statement addressing why you think you would be a successful candidate for the MPA program, what has led you to pursue a master's degree in public administration, your career aspirations, and how you think this degree will help you reach them
  • An academic paper or work product/report demonstrating your writing abilities
  • Additional requirements apply for international students



Work toward the Master of Public Administration as an undergraduate student.

Interested? Complete the application form now.


Master of Public Administration

St. Joseph Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1425