Top institutions offering online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program:

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)
- It offers the Master of Public Administration (M.P.A. Online) programs that are specifically designed for busy working professionals. Students can have full interaction with classmates and faculty online.
- The MPA program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs/Administration (NASPAA).
- Forbes magazine has identified CSUDH as one of the top 20 cyber universities in the United States, recognizing its leadership in distance learning.

Marist College
- Marist's Master of Public Administration online program provides a flexible way for working professionals to attend graduate school, regardless of their schedule or location.
- All applicants to the MPA program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- Students pursuing full-time studies can complete the program in no more than 2 years; students studying part-time generally complete the MPA program in less than three years.
- Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine has named Marist one of the "50 Best Buys" in private college education in the US. It was also named one of "the 371 best colleges" in America by The Princeton Review.

Northeastern University
 - The College of Arts and Sciences is offering a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in both an on-campus and an online format.
- The MPA is accredited by NASPAA, the membership association of graduate programs in public administration, public policy and public affairs.
- Princeton Review rated Northeastern as one of the top colleges in the Northeast (2007).

University of Nebraska-Omaha
- The School of Public Administration offers a professionally oriented Master's Degree in Public Administration (MPA).
- The Online MPA program offers three concentrations: local government, public management, aviation administration and public works administration.
- In the broad category of Public Affairs rankings, US News & World Report ranked UNO's MPA program 27th nationally and tied for 15th among public institutions (2008).

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World University Ranking Tables

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Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
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World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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