Spring Admission (on campus only)
Summer Session 1 Admission (on campus only)
Fall Admission (on campus and off campus)
July 1, priority deadline March 15
Entrance exam: GRE or GMAT
Exam waiver available: Yes
Learn more about exam waiver eligibility
A Master of Public Administration from App State provides you with the abilities to fulfill your leadership potential while earning you lifelong membership into the largest collection of MPA graduates in the state of North Carolina. Learn the analytical, financial, communication and management skills you need to excel in the public (government or nonprofit careers) or private sector.
The experience you gain in this program will make it possible for you to ignite positive change anywhere life takes you.
Visit the Department of Government and Justice Studies website for more information about the Public Administration program.
In its 2024 “Best Colleges” rankings, U.S. News & World Report named App State:
The Princeton Review named App State among the best schools in the U.S. and the Southeast for 2024.
Forbes magazine ranked App State among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2023.
Where can an App State degree take you? Anywhere you want to go!
App State’s Career Development Center
Services provided by the Career Development Center include resume reviews, career coaching, job and internship search assistance, and other tools for you to achieve life and professional success.
Connect with App State to learn more about this program.