Jun 13, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
Mercy University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

CNR Teach-Out Master of Public Administration, MPA

Elizabeth Pete, Ph.D. Program Director

This program is exclusively for and limited to continuing College of New Rochelle students as part of a teach out plan filed by The College of New Rochelle and approved by the New York State Education Department and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This program cannot accept new students and the teach out of this program will be terminated as of December 31, 2020. 

Note: All CNR Teach-Out students must adhere to the Academic Regulations, Policies, and Procedures of Mercy University. Please see the Academic Regulations and Procedures and Student Policies   section of this catalog for more information.


The 36 credit Master of Public Administration program requires completion of 10 major courses, 2 capstone courses and 1 Comprehensive exam. 

The Master of Public Administration Degree Program is organized as follows:

Major Courses 30 credits
Capstone Courses 6 credits
Total 36 credits


Credits: 30

Credits: 6

*Students must pass this comprehensive exam prior to graduation and a passing score of 80% is needed for degree conferral. 

Total Program Credits: 36