Mission & Vision


The Master of Public Administration program at Delaware State University contributes to the University’s mission by engaging a diverse population of students and community stakeholders from Delaware and beyond. Students of the MPA program will graduate with the administrative, managerial and analytic skills and proficiencies commensurate with the academic and professional standards and principles of public administrators. They will be grounded in Delaware State University’s core values and will advance society by empowering individuals and communities to achieve equitable, sustainable development through research, scholarship and service.


MPA graduates from Delaware State University will be among the most-respected and sought-after leaders in the public and nonprofit sectors as they will have the academic and professional skills to successfully advance any cause they pursue; and the social, cultural and philosophical awareness and competency to advance equitable, sustainable community advancement.