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Welcome to Anna Maria College Online

Anna Maria College is a private university that offers online degree programs as an alternative to its traditional campus courses. The convenient online format allows a diverse student body to take advantage of Anna Maria's dedication to an accessible, high-quality liberal arts education. Courses are taught by members of our exceptional faculty. The small classes bring frequent opportunities for discussion and debate and reflect the close-knit nature of our campus community.

The college promotes a solid education in the Catholic tradition that is grounded in the core beliefs of its founders, the Sisters of St. Anne: educational innovation, respect for and service to the community, and individual growth.

At Anna Maria College, the latest online learning technology meets six decades of excellence in liberal arts education to create online degree programs that are relevant, interactive and practical. Fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Anna Maria College’s online programs currently serve students from every state in America and from dozens of countries around the world.

Master of Public Administration

Anna Maria College is preparing those who serve to lead, and the online Master of Public Administration can be your key to a high-paying leadership career in public safety and government or nonprofit administration.

Here’s why the online Master of Public Administration from Anna Maria College is right for you:

  • Choose career-building specializations that match your professional goals
  • Waive up to two courses with qualifying work experience
  • Learn from experienced professors who work in the industry and hold the leadership jobs you seek
  • Study online at a time and place that’s convenient for you – perfect for working adults and parents
    Degree Options = Career Options

Police chiefs, fire chiefs, city managers, emergency management directors, nonprofit executives, charity leaders and more are all in high demand. Choose from these powerful specializations to zero in on the next phase of your public service career:

  • Emergency Management
  • Fire/Rescue Services
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business

The highly flexible online Master of Public Administration from Anna Maria College gives you the specific training and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact at your current job, prepare for your next leadership role and even position yourself for professional opportunities after retirement.

The mission of the foundresses of Anna Maria College, the Sisters of Saint Anne, is to strive to make a college education accessible and affordable to everyone. The financial aid staff is available to help you discuss your options and to complete the required forms.

Anna Maria College Online uses the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine award amounts. To start the financial aid process, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.