To apply to ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse, applicants are required to complete or submit the following:
The online application will walk you through each required item.
The application fee is $75, and it is nonrefundable. If you apply by the priority deadline, the application fee is $45. Application fee waivers are available for active-duty service members, veterans, McNair Scholars, current Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate students, Syracuse University alumni, and Syracuse University employees. Speak with an admissions counselor to learn more.
A personal essay outlining a student’s background, goals, and reason for pursuing an Executive MPA degree is required.
Letters of Recommendation
Applicants are required to submit three letters of recommendation from academic or professional connections that speak to the applicant’s ability to succeed in a rigorous academic environment and the applicant’s potential for leadership.
Official degree-bearing transcripts are required. You may be required to submit transcripts from the other academic institutions you have attended as well. Please send transcripts to:
Application Processing Services
7900 Harkins Road, Suite 501
Lanham, MD 20706
Many schools issue official transcripts electronically, either through their own web services or through vendors. If this option is available, applicants should request their transcript(s) be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will expedite transcript delivery and application completion.
Resume or CV
Applicants must submit an up-to-date copy of their resume or CV.
OPTIONAL: GRE Scores
GRE scores are not required to apply to ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse; however, students with valid GRE scores are encouraged to submit them as part of their application. The school code for Syracuse University is 2823.