ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse
Best Grad Schools Public Affairs 2019

Earn Your EMPA Online from the Top-Ranked Maxwell School


GRE not required


Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is a top-ranked school for graduate education in public affairs for 2018 according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the Maxwell School was ranked top 10 for 10 public affairs specialties according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Public Affairs rankings. Since the rankings began in 1995, the Maxwell School has been consistently ranked the number one or number two school for graduate education in public affairs.

ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse, the Maxwell School’s online Executive Master of Public Administration program, delivers Maxwell’s world-class Executive MPA education to dedicated public service leaders living and working all over the world.

The 30-credit program can be completed online in as few as 15 months, and like many executive degree programs, GRE waivers are available.

Learning Online at Maxwell

Maxwell’s online learning format promotes collaboration between students and faculty and allows you to continue working full time while earning your degree. The program features:

Engaging Online Learning

Work with a diverse community of peers to tackle public service challenges in collaborative online classes.

Networking Resources

Build lasting professional relationships through collaborative classes, social networks, webinars, and alumni events.

Community Support

Access support from dedicated advisors, invested faculty members, and the worldwide Maxwell alumni community.

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Rankings

*U.S. News & World Report, 2019 Public Affairs Specialty Rankings:

#1 Public Management and Leadership
#2 Nonprofit Management
#2 Public Finance and Budgeting
#2 Information Technology and Management
#5 International/Global Policy
#6 Local Government Management
#7 Urban Policy
#7 Environmental Policy and Management
#8 Public Policy Analysis
#9 Social Policy

Make a Greater Difference Now

From our award-winning faculty to our accomplished students and alumni, the Maxwell community is dedicated to helping public service leaders leave the world a better place than they found it.

Take the next step toward joining the Maxwell community by requesting more information now.