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The School of Public Affairs is part of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. The School of Public Affairs is part of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts.
 


MPA Program Recognized for Value

SDSU ranks No. 15 on Value Colleges’ list of Best Value MPA Programs.
By Katie White
 

San Diego State University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program ranks among the best in the country when it comes to a quality education at a reasonable price.

Value Colleges recently ranked the program No. 15 on its Top 50 list of Best Value MPA Programs of 2016.

The School of Public Affairs is committed to providing affordable, quality programming,” said Stuart Henry, school director. "As a NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) accredited MPA, we also maintain high quality across all of our programs, which is reflected in our US News and World Report ranking as the top MPA program in the Cal. State system and fourth in the state.”

Students in the MPA program can focus their studies on three different areas: city planning, criminal justice administration and Latin American studies.

About the rankings

Value Colleges ranks the top 50 schools according to the average starting salary. This information is based on data from PayScale; the annual cost according to the National Center for Education Statistics; and reputation, according to the U.S. News MPA 2016 Ranking.

About Value Colleges

Value Colleges is an independent, online resource. Its mission is to help prospective students find the best educational value in their chosen field.