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Public Administration

Lead and Serve the Greater Good

NASPAA Accreditation MPA
Our Master of Public Administration appears on the NASPAA Annual Roster of Accredited Programs in conformity with standards established for professional masters degrees in public affairs and administration.

The Master in Public Administration (MPA) prepares you to be a global citizen with the strategic vision, planning, and execution skills necessary to make a difference. With an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on industry sector flexibility, our STEM-designated MPA program opens doors for world-changing careers in government, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations. Small class sizes, experienced faculty, unique internship opportunities, and flexible scheduling allow you to tailor your studies to meet your needs and achieve your goals.

Unique Opportunities

Our department partners with academic and research institutions, providing you with resources for career-building, internship opportunities, networking, and industry conferences.

Master of Public Administration student organizations connect you to Pace MPA alumni, faculty, staff, and industry professionals, enhancing your career network, building community within the program, and encouraging civic engagement.

Our MPA program is offered to qualified holders of bachelor’s degrees from accredited institutions. Learn more about the admissions processes, prerequisites, programs of study, and transfer credits.

Whether you’re on the healthcare track or the government and nonprofit track, our location in the greater New York City metro area and our faculty’s established connections provide you with a myriad of internship opportunities to gain first-hand experience in the field.

Success Starts Here

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Charles D. Fall ‘14

Government Management Track
NY Assemblymember, New York’s 61st Assembly District

Assemblymember Charles Fall represents New York’s 61st Assembly District covering the North Shore of Staten Island, where he has resided his whole life. Fall is the first Muslim and African-American Assemblymember elected from Staten Island. He comes from a working-class family of six. His parents immigrated to Staten Island from Guinea, West Africa, and displayed a commitment to improving the lives of those around them.

Alumni of the Public Administration program at Pace University are doing great work.


Department Chairperson
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Support Staff

Jakob King

Program Coordinator
New York City Campus
Phone: (212) 346-1071