Online MPA and certificate programs designed for working professionals

Turn your professional experience into graduate credit—and graduate sooner with an MPA or graduate certificate from SPEA Connect's online programs. We’ll reward you for skills and experience that you have already mastered. Our prior professional experience credit lets you to earn a credit waiver (for up to 12 credits) based on the responsibility and length of your existing public affairs experience. If you are a member of the military community, you can also earn professional credit for your service.