• MPA Admission

    For the Master in Public Administration we seek individuals who value integrity, possess a strong work ethic, show leadership abilities and want to actively collaborate with other students and faculty.

    Information Sessions

    To learn more about the program, attend an upcoming information session.

    When to Apply

    Applications for the Master in Public Administration program are accepted on a rolling basis. The School of Business accepts both online applications and paper applications. Completing the admissions requirements at least two weeks prior to the semester start is recommended to ensure course registration and receipt of materials.

    Application Checklist

    Review the application checklist before completing your application. Note that official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and supplemental materials for international students must be sent separately to the Office of Graduate Admission.

    State Eligibility (Online Program Only)

    If you are applying to the MPA online program, please confirm that you reside in a state where Hamline University is authorized to provide online education. (Eligibility by state)

    Apply Now

    Start or complete your online application 

    If this is the first time you are using the online application, you will need to create an account (Login ID and PIN). Be sure to remember your ID and PIN; you can save your application and return to it at a later time.

    Download a paper application

    Mail paper applications to:
    Office of Graduate Admission, MS-A1710
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

    Questions

    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact the Hamline University Office of Graduate Admissions at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.