Hackettstown, N.J., October 28, 2016- Centenary University has been ranked among the Top 30 Value Master’s in Public Administration (MPA), Online Degrees by College Values Online. The ranking was published on the organization’s website in October and Centenary University was ranked 28th in the nation.
This ranking was created using data from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. The institutions were selected and ranked based on tuition; schools were awarded points based on a ranking system for both in-state and out-of-state tuition.
Centenary’s fully online Masters of Arts in Leadership and Public Administration (MLPA) degree program is designed to meet the needs of managers in the public and private sectors to enhance their leadership management skills. Students will take courses including effective management practices, ethical issues in the public sector, employee evaluation and development, and professional leadership development. Full-time federal, state, and local government employees receive a 30 percent tuition discount on the online MLPA degree. Read more about the program at the following link: http://www.centenaryuniversity.edu/academics/graduate/leadership-and-public-administration/mlpa-online/.
“We are proud to be included in this top value ranking,” says Dr. David P. Haney, Centenary University President. “With online, evening, and accelerated courses, Centenary students have the flexibility to build their studies around their lives. We are committed to remaining attuned to the needs of today’s learners amid today’s economic and cultural changes.”
College Values Online offers practical guidance rooted in careful research and informed by over 20 years of experience in college selection. The site delivers school and program rankings, highlights feature articles on the college experience, and provides career information, as well as reference section. Researchers interact with multiple data sources like College Navigator, Forbes, Kiplinger, U.S. News & World Report, and Princeton Review. Read the full article at the following link: http://www.collegevaluesonline.com/rankings/graduate/mpa-online/.
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University is an independent, coeducational liberal arts and career studies university distinguished by an accomplished faculty, small class size and diverse student body. Centenary is the only baccalaureate and master’s degree granting institution in northwest New Jersey.
Centenary University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County). The Centenary University School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey. The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.