Admissions

Admissions

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  • Versatile skills and practical experience for success in public management

    The Fels Full-Time Master of Public Administration (MPA) program delivers the robust toolkit, specialized knowledge, hands-on learning, and valuable connections you need to drive meaningful change in government, nonprofit organizations, and private firms that serve the public interest.

  • A flexible format for working professionals

    The Fels Executive Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is designed for high-level professionals looking to go further, faster in their careers. Fels’ flexible, onsite-offsite hybrid program allows Executive students to continue working full time while completing a graduate degree, establishing a valuable network, and gaining new skills and knowledge that can be applied immediately.

  • Broaden your impact with a focused edge

    Fels offers rigorous Certificate programs in Nonprofit Administration and Public Finance, which attract a diverse group of students looking to advance their expertise in a specialized area. Consisting of four credit-bearing graduate courses, the Certificate program is ideal for those looking to pursue a new field, sharpen existing skills, or complement an MPA or other graduate degree.

  • Two degrees, countless professional possibilities 

    If you are interested in combining the study of public management with coursework in disciplines such as city planning, education policy, social policy, environmental studies, or law, Fels provides an exceptional opportunity to obtain two Penn graduate degrees in an accelerated format.

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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu