M.P.A. On Campus

Public Administration

Florida Atlantic University

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 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 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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