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Department of Urban Studies & Public Administration:Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Urban Studies and Public Administration (USPA) at Old Dominion University.

The USPA department offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA), a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Urban Policy (PAUP), and an undergraduate minor in Public Service. The MPA program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the national certifying organization for public administration programs.

The USPA office is located in Constant Hall, Suite 2084. Please do not hesitate to contact the USPA office at 757.683.3961 with any questions you may have regarding our programs.

We look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Best Regards,

John R. Lombard, Ph.D.

Public Service Festival
2014 USPA Basketball Event

Master of Public Administration

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Course Matrix

MPA Admission


Ph.D. in Public Administration & Urban Policy

Norfolk, Virginia

Ph.D. Admission

Minor in Public Service

Public Service collage

Public Procurement & Contract Management

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