The M.S. in Management and Leadership trains students to apply leadership models and theories to actual professional practice, empowers them to set and achieve organizational goals, enables them to manage in a dynamic and technology driven economic environment, formulate policy solutions, achieve business excellence, value human diversity, effect change, and demonstrate social responsibility.

What Distinguishes ESU's Public Administration & Policy Program?

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership - Public Administration & Policy (MML-PAP) is a 33-credit program done in conjunction with the department of Business Management.

The MML-PAP provides a pre-professional and professional development program for the purpose of graduating competent, responsible, and ethical public servants committed to governmental and non-profit public service.

Combining coursework from business management and political science, faculty offer both theoretical and practical approaches to the challenges of supervision and directing government activities and policies in areas such as health, education, finance, labor, justice and international relations.

The program focuses on enhancing management skills and decision-making abilities as well as providing specific knowledge of organizational behavior, leadership, policy analysis and strategy.

Students completing the program will gain proficiency in public budgeting, personnel management, organizational leadership, public policy and research methods.

The Public Administration & Policy concentration in the Master of Science Degree in Management and Leadership prepares Graduates to be leaders in the public sector.

Do you want to make a difference in our complex world?

Are you a professional on track for a significant leadership position?

Are you a strategic thinker who wants to gain a broad interdisciplinary perspective on the issues facing the public sector so you can create and manage solutions?

Graduates of our program have a choice of a wide range of career opportunities such as employment in areas such as:

Admission Requirements

Candidates for the M.S. in management and leadership in public administration must hold a bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record and demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills. For more information, contact Graduate & Extended Studies at (570) 422-3536.

Contact Us

Please contact the department of Political Science and Economics with any questions.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall
(570) 422-3286
(570) 422-3937 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Samuel Quainoo
(570) 422-3275