Mar 30, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

Policy Analysis - Master of Public Administration (MPA)

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This program is no longer accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.


Students are prepared to function knowledgeably and to work collaboratively to help shape public policy development and implementation.

Degree Requirements

  • General Program: 48 total quarter credits; with optional specialization: 63 quarter credits
  • Foundation course (3 cr.)
  • Core courses (40 cr.)
  • Optional specialization courses* (15 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

*Optional specialization courses must be taken in the order shown.

Foundation Course (3 cr.)

Capstone Course (5 cr.)