University of Toledo Master's Degree Programs

University of Toledo

  • Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional degree for those pursuing administrative careers in government and non-profit organizations. The mission of the MPA program is to promote professional excellence in local and state administration in the public and non-profit sector, through teaching, research, and service.

Admission Requirements
Applicants to the MPA program must satisfy the following requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 calculated on a 4.0 basis.
  • Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). A combined score of 300 or higher for the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE is preferred, and the examination must have been taken in the past two years. With permission, the applicant may substitute comparable scores for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT).
  • Three or four letters of recommendation which must be academic or employment related. These should be from individuals familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities and professional goals. Applicants who obtained their undergraduate degrees within the last five years must submit at least two academic letters.
  • A statement of purpose

Applications are available from the U.T. College of Graduate Studies (Telephone: 419-530-4723, Many factors affect the admission decision. The most important are the undergraduate academic record and performance on the GRE or equivalent test. The application process takes about one month. Applications are considered and students admitted throughout the year, but the committee prefers that students begin in August.

Registration, Scheduling, and Program Information
Students may register for classes using any PC with Internet access by accessing the myUT portal.  To login to the myUT portal, users enter their UTAD username and password. To activate a UTAD account visit the UTAD Account Management page for instructions. The myUT portal allows students to register for classes and print a bill or class schedule. More information about myUT portal  is available.

Tuition and Fee Schedule
For the latest information regarding graduate tuition and fees, please check the University of Toledo website at

For More Information
For more information concerning this program, please contact Dr. Lynn Bachelor, Director, MPA Program, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, The University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH, 43606; phone: 419-530-6194. or


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