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Defense Acquisition University
Excelsior College gives credit where credit’s due.
April 12, 2019
Be awarded up to 15 credits for your Defense Acquisition University training toward a 30-credit Master of Public Administration. Excelsior College’s newly redesigned Master of Public Administration (MPA) helps you reach your educational and career goals faster. With your DAU courses, you may be halfway to completing your MPA. In as little as one year, you could complete your master’s degree with Excelsior College.
Courses in this program teach you how to communicate with stakeholders and team members, how to respond to ethical issues in the workplace, how to collaborate and use constructive influence with coworkers, how to manage staff and human resources responsibilities, and how to conduct employee performance evaluations. You will also hone your presentation skills, learning how to tailor presentations to multiple audiences to promote positive social change.
You also learn how to use information technology applications to operate and manage the business side of public and nonprofit service agencies. Course assignments give you practical experience developing strategic plans; creating public budgets, financial reports, and accounting spreadsheets; and analyzing data to improve public policy and make informed business decisions. You will leave the program with a complete professional portfolio you’re ready to present to prospective or current employers to enhance your career goals.
For more information about getting started with Excelsior College and the academic partnership with DAU, visit
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