Strome College of BusinessSchool of Public Service
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Master of Public Administration
Prepares students for careers as professionals in public service and provides students who have considerable experience in the public sector an opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge, skills and abilities, enabling them to advance their careers.
Master of Public Administration Early Start
Provides qualified ODU undergraduate students with the opportunity to earn a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree during their senior year.
Ph.D. in Public Administration & Policy
Develops expert leaders and scholars in public and non-profit administration and policy capable of creating and disseminating knowledge that advances public service in a multi-sector environment.
Graduate Certificate in Public Procurement & Contract Management
This online graduate certificate program provides students the skills and tools to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of procurement and contract management in public-sector organizations.
Minor in Public Service
Provides students with a solid theoretical foundation in the study and practice of public service, preparing students for citizenship, leadership, and careers in governmental and non-profit agencies.
Graduate Certificate in Public Administration & Policy
Helps working professionals upgrade their skills in the areas of policy analysis and public management by developing analytical and management knowledge and capabilities.
Preparing students for citizenship, leadership, & careers in governmental & non-profit agencies.
The mission of ODU School of Public Service is to lead in educating public service leaders, build and disseminate the public service knowledge, and directly address community challenges in the multi-sector environment.
The School of Public Service at Old Dominion University supports the citizens of the region, state, and nation by providing excellence in educational programs, creating cutting edge knowledge, and disseminating the collective knowledge of SPS faculty and students to enhance the quality of life of our fellow citizens.