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Earn Your Master of Public Administration Online

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Learn to Lead Through Serving Others With an MPA from Hilbert College Global

At Hilbert College Global, our accelerated, 16 month online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree empowers you to discover your purpose and amplify good in your community.

Our two degree concentrations—general MPA or MPA: Health Administration—are crafted to be research-based, practical and student-centered. You can choose the program that fits your specific goals and immediately put what you’ve learned into action.

The expert MPA faculty are active professionals in their fields who are committed to imparting you with the cutting-edge knowledge to enact meaningful change. Are you ready to become a leader who creates a brighter future for all? It’s time to join us at Hilbert College Global.

What You’ll Learn in the Online Master of Public Administration Program

We’ve built our two MPA degree options to be specific and applicable toward your unique career goals. You’ll participate in an ongoing integrated research project in replacement of a final semester thesis, allowing for a more thorough application of theory and research throughout your time in the program. You’ll also benefit from immersive courses that cover critical concepts, including the following:

  • Values and ethics in public administration
  • Marketing, public relations and human resource management
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Finance and budgeting
  • Research methods
  • Political and policy analysis

MPA: Health Administration-specific topics:

  • Health care culture and ethics
  • Health care law and management

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Advance Your Career With Our Online MPA

Our MPA tracks are as career-focused as they are purpose-driven. Upon earning your graduate degree, you can qualify for a wide variety of in-demand careers, such as medical and health services manager (28 percent growth)* and social and community service manager (12 percent growth).* Some career paths that our graduates take can include the following:


Political Scientist*

2021 Median Annual Salary: $122,510

Forensic Science Technician

Median Annual Salary: $61,930

Public Relations/Fundraising Manager*

2021 Median Annual Salary: $119,860

MPA: Health Administration

Health Insurance Director**

2021 Average Annual Salary: $120,503

Medical and Health Services Managers*

2021 Median Annual Salary: $101,340

Clinical Director**

2021 Average Annual Salary: $82,098

*Salary information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

**Salary data from Payscale

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Get Your Degree While You Work

Online coursework, affordable tuition and accelerated courses allow you to balance your personal and professional life while earning your degree. APPLY NOW

At Hilbert College Global, we’re committed to cultivating ethical and purpose-driven graduates who discover both personal and professional fulfillment. That’s why all of our students undergo an immersive service learning course, where they’ll learn real-world strategies to lead through compassion and empathy.

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See What Makes Hilbert College Global Different

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Top 10% in The New York Times income mobility index

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Top 25% in the nation for ROI, according to a Georgetown University Center on Education study

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Positive career outcomes reported by 90.5% of graduates

About Hilbert College

Hilbert College is an independent institution of higher learning that embraces its Franciscan heritage and values. Students from diverse backgrounds learn through liberal arts and professional programs to become informed citizens committed to serving and strengthening their communities.

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