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New Articulation Agreement Signed

Marywood University and East Stroudsburg University recently signed an articulation agreement for master’s programs in public administration and management and leadership. Students enrolled in the master of science in public administration programs at East Stroudsburg University can take approved master of public administration (MPA) courses at Marywood University and apply them toward their degree. At the same time, students enrolled in Marywood University’s MPA program can take approved courses at East Stroudsburg University and apply them toward their MPA degree.

Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D. president of Marywood University and Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., president of East Stroudsburg University, recently signed the articulation agreement that fosters greater cooperation and enhances the academic relationship between the two universities and serves as a model for growth, shared expertise and resources, and mutual benefits.

The master of public administration program at Marywood University is an exclusive online 30-credit hour degree that follows the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) accreditation guidelines. Students are prepared for challenging emergence in public administration as effective and innovative administrators equipped with practical and real-world experiences, and they are trained with the needed skills to tackle the complex environment of public affairs, including: careers in public and nonprofit organizations as well as administrative positions in the public sector.

Visit The Articulation Agreement for additional information about agreements between Marywood and other colleges and universities, or contact Lori Orr, coordinator of prior learning assessment at Marywood University, at (570) 348-6266, or email