USC Price School of Public Policy

Apply for Master of Public Administration in Sacramento

USC Price Sacramento class

The USC Price School offers its signature degree in Sacramento: the Master of Public Administration.

Elective courses toward the Master of Public Policy, Master of Health Administration, and Executive Master of Health Administration degrees are also offered at the USC State Capital Center.

USC Price School students in Sacramento can earn an outstanding education at a major research university without leaving Northern California. All courses are taught by distinguished full-time USC faculty as well as adjunct professors from the local policymaking, private, and nonprofit sectors. The MPA Sacramento program is designed to accommodate working professionals. Courses are generally scheduled on Thursday through Sunday in two blocks of four full days. This intensive format is interactive and allows students who are busy professionals to successfully manage the demands on their time.

The Application Process

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1) Learn More About the Degree Programs in Sacramento

There are several ways to learn more about the USC Price School graduate degree programs in Sacramento:

  • Stop by our table at a college campus recruitment fair near you. We will be visiting college campuses and holding admissions forums in Northern California cities. Review the recruitment schedule and visit us at an event near you.

2) Schedule a meeting to learn more about the MPA Sacramento Program. Contact Ashleigh Stayton at or (916) 637-8970.

3) Submit an application. Apply now »