School of Public Policy and Administration Walden University

School of Public Policy and Administration Walden University

Minneapolis, MN
location
Private
type
Not
Reported
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
2,813
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
72 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Criminal Justice Graduate Certificate [Criminal Justice and Criminology ]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Criminal Justice and Criminology ]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Criminal Justice and Criminology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [emergency management]
      Master of Science (MS) [general program]
      Master of Science (MS) [global leadership]
      Master of Science (MS) [homeland security and policy coordination]
      Master of Science (MS) [law and public policy]
      Master of Science (MS) [policy analysis]
      Master of Science (MS) [public management and leadership]
      Master of Science (MS) [self-designed]
      Master of Science (MS) [terrorism, mediation, and peace]
    • Online Teaching In Higher Education Post-Master's Certificate
    • Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate [Nonprofit Management ]
    • Homeland Security Graduate Certificate [Homeland Security]
    • Strategic Planning And Public Policy Graduate Certificate [Public Policy]
    • Public Management And Leadership Graduate Certificate [Public Administration]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Public Administration]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Public Administration]
    • Public Policy Graduate Certificate [Public Policy]
    • Government Management Graduate Certificate
    • Public Policy And Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [criminal justice]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [emergency management]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [global leadership]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [health policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [homeland security and policy coordination]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [international nongovernmental organizations]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [law and public policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [local government management for sustainable communities]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [nonprofit management and leadership]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [policy analysis]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [public management and leadership]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [terrorism, mediation, and peace]
    • Global Leadership Master of Public Administration (MPA) [International Affairs ]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [International Affairs ]
    • Policy Analysis Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Public Policy]
    • Terrorism, Mediation, And Peace Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Homeland Security]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies]
    • Health Policy Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Health Services Management and Hospital Administration]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Health Services Management and Hospital Administration]
    • Law And Public Policy Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Law ]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Law ]
    • General Program Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Public Policy]
    • Nonprofit Management And Leadership Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Nonprofit Management ]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Nonprofit Management ]
      Master of Science (MS) [global leadership]
      Master of Science (MS) [international nongovernmental organization]
      Master of Science (MS) [local government for sustainable communities]
      Master of Science (MS) [self designed]
    • Emergency Management Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Emergency Management]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Emergency Management]
      Master of Science (MS) [criminal justice]
      Master of Science (MS) [general program]
      Master of Science (MS) [homeland security]
      Master of Science (MS) [public management and leadership]
      Master of Science (MS) [terrorism and emergency management]
    • Homeland Security And Policy Coordination Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Homeland Security]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Homeland Security]
    • International Nongovernmental Organizations Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Organizational Management]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Organizational Management]
    • Local Government Management For Sustainable Communities Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Sustainable Development]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [Public Administration]
    • Criminal Justice Leadership And Executive Management Master of Science (MS) [emergency management]
      Master of Science (MS) [general program]
      Master of Science (MS) [homeland security and policy coordination]
      Master of Science (MS) [law and public policy]
      Master of Science (MS) [policy analysis]
      Master of Science (MS) [public management and leadership]
      Master of Science (MS) [self-designed]
      Master of Science (MS) [terrorism, mediation, and peace]
    • Criminal Justice And Executive Management Master of Science (MS) [global leadership]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 298
    • Doctoral Degrees 79
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 32
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and residency
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 637
    • Accepted 637
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 478
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree or higher; minimum GPA of 2.5; official transcripts; goal statement (for some programs); access to computer and Internet
    • Doctoral's Degreesmaster's degree or higher; three years of related professional or academic experience (preferred); minimum GPA of 3.0; goal statement and current resume (for select programs); official transcripts; access to computer and Internet
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesrelevant work experience; access to computer and Internet
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based, 79 iBT), IELTS (minimum score 6.5), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 82), or PTE (minimum score 53)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, family tuition reduction, active duty/veteran tuition reduction, group tuition reduction, interest-free payment plans, employee tuition reduction

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students2813
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students2813
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Full-time Percentage36%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American49%
    • White / Caucasian26%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races15%
    • Unknown or International Student3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty114
    • Full-time Percentage6%
    • Part-time Percentage94%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Location & Contact

School of Public Policy and Administration

Walden University

100 Washington South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States

Dr. Shana Garrett

Dean

Phone: 866-492-5336

Meghan Thomas

Vice President of Enrollment Management

Phone: 866-492-5336
Email: info@waldenu.edu

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