• Admission Requirements

    To apply for admission to the Master in Public Administration graduate school degree program, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • One- to two-page personal statement typewritten and double-spaced detailing:
      • why you have chosen Hamline University
      • how the degree program will help you meet your career goals
      • which concentrations or policy areas interest you and why
       
    • Professional résumé or curriculum vitae.
    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation. The Hamline University School of Business reserves the right to require applicants to have their academic records evaluated by an academic credential evaluator.
    • Two letters of recommendation written by people familiar with your academic and/or professional history and detailing your specific qualifications to pursue advanced study. Letters from family members are unacceptable.
    • Writing sample of your academic or work-related writing typewritten, at least three pages in length, written in the last two years, and written solely by you.

    Apply Online

    Send remaining materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1535 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students

    Questions?

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