Advance Your Career in Public Management

Become a Leader, Make a Difference

O'Neill Online creates opportunities for public management professionals in a way unrivaled by other highly ranked graduate schools. Whether you want to pursue a Master of Public Affairs, or one of our graduate certificates, choose O'Neill Online's programs to:

  • Learn from accomplished faculty members, who are leading researchers, practitioners, and teachers. 
  • Surround yourself with passionate and innovative classmates who are dedicated to serving society. 
  • Develop problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills in a variety of disciplines.

#1 MPAU.S. News & World Report, 2021

Lead for the greater good from your community

With a focus area in public management, you'll understand the unique challenges facing cities and population centers - and how to address them with creativity, integrity, and professionalism. You'll be able to make sustantive improvements at the municipal and state level, bringing solutions to where people live.

The best part about earning your MPA or graduate certificate with O'Neill Online is that you will have the flexibility and versatility to complete the curriculum on your terms. This means you can apply what you are learning, as you learn it, to help solve the problems facing your community today. 

Learn from the best

Professor Frank Nierzwicki

SPEA-L 563 Community Development

SPEA-V 600 Capstone in Public Affairs


Professor Nierzwicki's Profile

Professor James Perry

SPEA-M 561 Public Human Resource Management


Professor Perry's Profile