Public affairs Courses

University of Missouri-Columbia
Master of public affairs
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Courses for this program are 100 percent online, taught by our outstanding faculty and professors of practice, and scheduled in 8-week terms.

Successful completion of the program requires five core courses, and five area of specialization courses. All courses are 3 credit hours each. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

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State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the Truman School of Government and Public Affairs