Doctor of Public Administration at The Universities at Shady Grove
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You can earn The University of Baltimore’s Doctor of Public Administration degree at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland.
Shady Grove is a partnership of nine University System of Maryland universities, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs from across the state at its campus in Montgomery County.
As a UBalt student at Shady Grove, you will pay the same tuition and have the same financial aid opportunities as does any other UBalt student (you may pay differing fees based on your home campus). Your classes at Shady Grove will be taught by UBalt faculty, and you’ll graduate with a UBalt degree.
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Your UBalt at Shady Grove education is now even more affordable.
UBalt is now offering in-state tuition to graduate students in Washington, D.C.; Northern Virginia ( Arlington, Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William, Clark, Culpeper, Fauquier, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren counties and the city of Fredericksburg. As well as Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park ); Pennsylvania (Adams, York, Chester and Lancaster counties); and all Delaware counties.
This tuition discount applies to programs at USG, where you pay the same tuition and have the same financial aid opportunities as does any other UBalt student.
Why choose USG?
The Shady Grove campus is located along the I-270 "high-tech" corridor in Montgomery County, close to numerous government, nonprofit organizations and third-sector organizations. Given the concentration of public-sector and nonprofit employees working and residing in the D.C. metropolitan area, you'll be poised to succeed in and advance your career. You’ll also be prepared to teach at the university level.
How does the program work?
- You can complete the program in a combination of weekend and online courses.
- The onsite courses at Shady Grove are offered on six selected weekends (Saturdays or Sundays) within a 15-week semester.
- Elective courses are available online or in conjunction with UBalt's M.P.A. program, also offered at Shady Grove.
- This 48-credit program requires 36 credits of coursework and 12 credits of dissertation research.