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Dual Degree: Master of Public Administration and Master of Business Administration

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The Master of Public Administration degree prepares people for leadership roles in organizations that provide public services or have important interactions with public service organizations. The EWU MPA program's approach to this task is...
                                         "reflective practice with a twist."

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    A dual-degree program with the Eastern Washington University Master of Business Administration is available through which one can obtain both an MPA degree and an MBA degree. In this program of study, required courses for one degree program serve as elective courses in the second program, thereby reducing the number of credits required for each of the degrees.

    Any student interested in this dual degree must apply and be admitted to both the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Business Administration Programs. Individuals who have already started one of the two master's programs can work toward the MPA/MBA by qualifying for admission to the other program.

    Students must complete 82 credit hours of coursework in addition to those background courses which are prerequisite to either graduate degree program. The average progress requires about eight quarters of full-time study to complete both degrees.

    Download the MPA/MBA Dual Degree Flyer.

    What will I study?

    For more information, please contact:

    Ning Li, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor and MPA Director
    Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program
    Fax: 509.828.1275
    Email: ningli@ewu.edu  

    Roberta Brooke, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Graduate Program in Business Administration
    College of Business and Public Administration
    Telephone: 509.828.1248
    Email: rbrooke@ewu.edu

    Contact Information

    Public Administration
    668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Suite A
    Spokane, WA 99202

    email: mpa@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.828.1218

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