Public Administration

The SF State Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program offers students the opportunity to earn their MPA by taking a mix of in-person and hybrid courses in the heart of downtown San Francisco. The MPA Program is nationally accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, & Administration (NASPAA). 

The SF State Public Administration is a pioneer in the field with using hybrid courses; our Program is moving smoothly into the remote delivery of our curriculum and is looking forward to a robust schedule of courses for Fall 2020.

Be a part of our innovative and rewarding professional program, geared for working adults. Our program is built upon high impact educational practices, traditional and hybrid courses, a convenient location in downtown San Francisco right over the Powell Street BART Station, and the best value for your tuition dollar in the Bay Area. Get more details about admissions below and of our innovative and rewarding professional program.

Our Spring 2021 Admissions Deadline is November 1st, with the review of completed applications to begin on October 1st.   Information sessions for prospective MPA students will begin in August:

  • Monday, October 26 from 12 to 1 pm

​Faculty will be available to answer all questions at these information sessions. To join a session, click here.