Changing from the On-Ground to Online Program

Students who wish to change programs from the on-ground MPA to the online MPA should fill out a Change of Curriculum form Change of Curriculum Instructions (pdf)

It is also required that you send a written statement indicating why it is necessary to change programs to


Requests for a change of program to the online program will normally be considered, along with new applications to the online program, during the fall and spring online admission process.

Outside of this normal consideration, the program will tend to grant change of program requests in circumstances in which:

  1. the student has geographical limitations that place him/her beyond the reasonable distance to continue on ground.
  2. there are life circumstances which make it very difficult for a student to continue in her/his on ground program status.

Questions? Contact us.