Curriculum Overview

The ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse curriculum is designed to help executives develop the skills, insights, and strategies to successfully lead organizations amid dynamic global change. Students in the Executive MPA online program will expand on their leadership and management expertise and learn to apply analytical principles to address real-world public service challenges.

The program consists of 30 credits which can be completed entirely online in as little as 15 months.

Course Breakdown

ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse courses are designed and led by the same faculty who teach on campus at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Courses are made up of a mixture of core requirements in organizational leadership and general policy analysis, as well as offerings in specialized subject areas.

Core Courses (9 Credits)

Specialized Subject Area Courses (21 credits)

In addition to core requirements, students will complete up to 21 credits of courses in specialized subject areas such as conflict studies, human resource management, democratic values in public administration, and policy implementation.

Specialized courses are subject to change.

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