Master of Public Administration

MPA Group starting January 4th

MPA – 100% Online

People who pursue an MPA have a heart for making things better. Now more than ever leaders of integrity are needed. The MPA is a professional degree for government and nonprofits (including ministries). It prepares graduates to serve as managers, directors, executives, policy analysts and elected officials. It emphasizes systematic research and investigation for astute decision making.

Q: Why Randall University?

A: Randall is dedicated to quality in all their courses and with their excellent faculty of professors who truly care about each student.

In fact, Randall's MPA Program has something no other Oklahoma university has - the MPA Major Field Test administered to each MPA student ensuring that they know the critical concepts for a professional MPA.

Q: How is the program delivered?

A: The 39-hour program is 100% online. You have the option to video-conference with the class if you wish, but it’s voluntary.

Q: Can I transfer in credits from another school?

A: Yes, students can transfer up to 6 credits for courses which are comparable to those in the RU MPA Program (contingent on syllabus review).

Cohort Groups – students stay with their group throughout the program taking only one course at a time. Most students graduate in 18 – 24 months.

Excellent Faculty – These outstanding professors truly care about their students and have exemplary experience in their fields. (See MPA Faculty)

Q: How will this degree help me?

A: On average, a Master in Public Administration salary is around $68,000 per year. Although the average is slightly higher than the national average for income across most professions, you can expect some variation based on your experience level, your position, and the location of your job. (Value Colleges, 2020). Average Master of Public Administration (MPA) Degree Salaries, $67,000 annually. (, 2020).

Q: Internships?

A: Yes, students in this program have interned with U.S. Congressmen,
U.S Department of Transportation, City of Moore, City of Newcastle, City of China Maine, 1040i (international missions on the Ivory Coast), and others.

Q: What is the cost

A: Estimated cost of the MPA including 39 hours of tuition, books, and fees is $26,400. However, scholarships reducing the cost significantly are available for those demonstrating leadership potential in government or the nonprofit sector.
Average cost per semester: $4600 with scholarship.

For a mail-in application, click here

"With high expectations for scholastic achievement and a properly demanding curriculum, this program rivals any other program in the country. Any graduate will come away with the realization that they have been taught by the best professors, debated with quality peers, and challenged by the most demanding expectations."

Dennis Heath
Randall MPA Student
Town Manager, China, ME

"The MPA program at Randall University is fantastic. The staff and professors are very knowledgeable and I feel like I am truly learning so much from the very best. They challenge me to push myself, while encouraging me to keep going ... I am so glad I made the decision to come here!"

Nathan Rupe
Randall MPA Student
Congressional Intern for U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, Nebraska

"The MPA program at Randall University is was challenging but more rewarding than I could have ever imagined. The professors' obvious love for the subject matter, knowledge of diverse content, and encouraging classroom atmosphere made learning exciting and easy."

Tiffani Burns
2019 MPA Graduate


For More Information

To learn more about either track of the MPA program, simply click the link above, or contact  Dr. Paulette Jones at or 405-912-9020.