12 months
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
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Public Administration from Western Michigan University provides a foundation in the principles of administration, addresses the practical responsibilities of managers and leaders, and reflects on the task of programmatic and policy analyses


Public Administration from Western Michigan University balances academic rigor and professional practice in curriculum design and delivery. 

Career Prospects

Our program accommodates the needs of pre- and in-career, domestic and international students in career, professional development and course sequencing. Students have a choice of five concentrations: health care, human resources, nonprofit, public management and public policy. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ethics of Public Service 
  • Economic Principles for Public Service 
  • Public Policy and Politics 
  • Applied Research Methods 
  • Quantitative Data Analysis 
  • Management of Health Care Organizations
  • Health Care Economics and Finance 
  • Health Care Policies and Practices 
  • Human Resources Administration 
  • Leadership and Supervision 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall deadline - as space is available


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • This program requires three recommendations
  • Written statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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