Doctor of Public Administration at the Universities at Shady Grove
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Universities at Shady Grove
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 UB student at Shady Grove, you will pay the same tuition and have the same financial aid opportunities as does any other UB student (you may pay differing fees based on your home campus). Your classes at Shady Grove will be taught by UB faculty, and you’ll graduate with a UB degree.
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Your UB at Shady Grove education is now even more affordable.
UB 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.
Why choose the Universities at Shady Grove?
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 UB'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.