TAMPA, Fla., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Florida is proud to announce a new partnership with Colloquy, a division of Kaplan, Inc. and The Washington Post, to support its new Online Master of Public Administration degree. The new program will launch in August 2013 and will be managed in collaboration between USF's University College and the School of Public Affairs within the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Online Master of Public Administration degree program will provide individuals the opportunity to learn in a stimulating, technologically advanced environment. Students will collaborate with like-minded professionals leading and managing in the non-profit and public sector. The program is 36 credits and will be offered 100% online. For information about the online MPA program, visit http://onlinempa.usf.edu.
" University of South Florida's University College supports the university's strategic efforts to ensure student success and program innovation. Partnering with Colloquy is an ideal mechanism to meet our mandates," said Mike Pearce, CEO of University College. "Colloquy brings rich experience in the online space with a much appreciated white glove approach to student, faculty, and administrative support.""As a Florida-based organization, we are delighted to partner with the University of South Florida," said Timothy Gilbert, President of Colloquy. "We believe that the combination of our online expertise, talent, resources and USF's teaching, curriculum, and reputation will make this program second to none."
About the University of South Florida
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF ranks 50 th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving more than 47,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. USF is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference. The University of South Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees at the baccalaureate, mater's, specialist, and doctoral levels, including the Doctor of Medicine. Visit USF at www.usf.edu About Colloquy