Designed for mid-career professionals, the Maxwell School has been preparing leaders to advance their careers with its Executive Education programming since 1964. Flexible, customizable, and global, these degrees focus on active citizenship and leadership training.
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (EMPA)
The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) prepares managers for the challenges of leading dynamic public, nonprofit/NGO, and civil society organizations. The degree program attracts many international officials and professionals and can be completed in one calendar year or on a part-time basis. A Certificate of Advanced Study can be pursued concurrently, and a dual degree with the Executive Master of International Relations (EMIR) is also a popular option. A Certificate of Advanced Study can be pursued concurrently, and a dual degree with the Executive Master of International Relations (EMIR) is also an option.
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (EMIR)
The Executive Master of International Relations attracts professionals who wish to gain experience in one of six career tracks: Global Markets; Global Development; Foreign Policy; Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; Global Security or Transnational Organizations and Leadership. A regional focus is also required, and the EMIR can be completed in one calendar year or on a part-time basis. A Certificate of Advanced Study is often pursued concurrently, and the dual degree program with the Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) is always a competitive option.
ONLINE EXECUTIVE MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (EMPA)
The online Executive Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs empowers working professionals to advance their careers within government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations. Students will expand upon critical core skills, such as organizational leadership and policy analysis, and develop mastery in advanced public administration concepts. Designed to prepare experienced professionals for the challenges of leading in dynamic work environments, ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse focuses on three areas of mastery: formulating, implementing, and evaluating policy; leading and managing organizations with diverse stakeholders; and applying rigorous and evidence-based analysis to inform decision making.