Public Administration

Florida Atlantic University

Master On Campus
12 months
20536 USD/year
20536 USD/year
7440 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree. The MPA is a professional degree for practitioners in the public sector or for those who plan to work solving public problems.


The Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University consists of 42 semester hours, including 30 hours (10 courses) of core curriculum and 12 hours (4 courses) of elective courses. 

Learning outcomes

The FAU MPA is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).In order to better serve our students, we offer a combination of traditional and internet-mediated courses, plus some fully online courses, that combine on-campus and cyberspace classes. We offer MPA classes at the Davie campus as well as the Boca Raton campus.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Seminar in Administrative Policy Making
  • Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Public Policy Process
  • Democratic Values and Public Administration
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Managerial Leadership in State and Local Government
  • Images of Public Administration in Literature, Popular Culture, and Film
  • Organization and Administrative Behavior
  • Organizational Change and Public Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score and/or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score taken within the last 5 years
  • Scores are required regardless of GPA
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation reflecting bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization
  • Residency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20536 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20536 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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