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


Extended Hours

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Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
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Campus Tours

Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.


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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
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Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at