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Driven by our three-pronged approach of context, analysis, and practice, the Fels Institute of Government delivers the specialized knowledge, practical experience, and valuable connections you need to achieve your goals and ignite meaningful change. Admitting a small and selective cohort each year, the Fels community fosters a strong sense of camaraderie and allows maximum access to distinguished faculty, instructors, and staff.

Full-time Master of Public Administration

The one-year, full-time master’s degree is designed to deliver the specialized knowledge, real-world experience, and valuable connections needed to begin or advance a career in the public sector.

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Executive Master of Public Administration

Designed for experienced working professionals who want to take their careers to the next level, this low-residency master’s degree combines an innovative online learning platform with monthly on-site sessions.

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Non-Degree Program

The Fels Non-Degree program is designed to give individuals the opportunity to enroll in Fels elective courses without committing to a full degree program.  

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The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326