California Baptist University Now Offers Master of Public Administration Online or In Hybrid Format

April 06, 2011 - Riverside, CA

California Baptist University (CBU) Online & Professional Studies now offers a Master of Public Administration degree program with courses offered online or in a hybrid (combination ground & online) format. CBU’s online programs are designed to meet the needs of working traditional and non-traditional students who seek to advance their education and careers.

Whether a manager, public servant, or non-profit advocate, leaders today are informed by the best theory, marked by able application in best technique and skill.  A Master of Public Administration degree increases not only your value within an organization, but the value you bring to society as a whole.

CBU’s Master of Public Administration program consists of 36 units and prepares students for professional and leadership careers in public, private and non-profit agencies. Students can complete this degree program in as little as 16 months.

Dr. Elaine Ahumada, CBU’s MPA Director stated, “Our MPA program is designed to produce leaders shaped by values that sustain character in times of crisis. We have produced distinguished graduates now playing lead roles in public and non-profit agency administration in both the local and surrounding communities. By offering the MPA in both an online and hybrid format, we can now reach an even broader audience wishing to pursue this public sector terminal degree.”

Dr. Dirk Davis, CBU’s Online & Professional Studies Academic Dean, said “the MPA will help address the growing demand for public leaders well versed in our core value teaching of:  Integrity, Accountability, Public Good, Honesty and Faith.  We are excited to make this program available in an even more convenient format for the working professional.”  

CBU is now accepting applications for the program. To apply or find out more information regarding CBU’s Online & Professional Programs, please visit, or contact Admissions at 951.343.3900.