Online Programs

Become a leader, make a difference

O’Neill Online creates opportunities for nonprofit and public affairs professionals in a way unrivaled by other highly ranked graduate schools. Our programs cater to experienced professionals who cannot enroll in our residential programwhether because they are tied to their current job, juggling multiple responsibilities, or deployed overseas. We believe you should be able to enhance your careers through the same nationally-ranked programs offered on campus.

Choose O’Neill Online’s online programs, and:

  • Learn from accomplished faculty members, who are leading researchers, practitioners, and teachers. 
  • Surround yourself with innovative classmates who are dedicated to serving society. 
  • Develop problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills in a variety of disciplines.

Is an O’Neill Online MPA or Graduate Certificate right for you?

Our program is a rigorous course of study suited for highly qualified students. Selective and competitive, our program is designed for students who:

  • Are passionate problem-solvers dedicated to making a difference
  • Have professional experience in government, the nonprofit sector, or business
  • Wish to enhance their careers and seek higher-level jobs

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You get an incredibly rich curriculum with incredibly talented faculty that are going to challenge you as much or more than if you were in an in-person program. There's no drop off in the quality of education just because it's online.

—Ann Schiffman Ruble, Online MPA Student
50 years at O'Neill