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.

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 policy-making, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The MPA Sacramento program is designed to accommodate working professionals. Courses are typically scheduled Thursday through Sunday in two blocks of four full days. This intensive, interactive format allows busy professionals to successfully manage the demands a USC Price education.

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.

The Application Process

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1) Learn More About the Degree Programs in Sacramento

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

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

3) Submit an application.