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Public Service

Marquette University

24 months
1219 USD/credit 21942 USD/year
1220 USD/credit 21960 USD/year
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The health care administration specialization seeks to prepare working professionals to meet the leadership challenges of today's health care system. Apply now for this Public Service program at Marquette University.

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With a strong emphasis on social responsibility and civic engagement, the master of arts in public service administration is a graduate degree program that gives students the skills necessary to effectively and compassionately confront the challenges of today's metropolitan environment and its diverse populations. 

Unique to the Public Service program at Marquette University is its focus on social justice, public policy and regulation in urban governmental environments.

Weeknight classes with a blend of online and on-campus learningProfessors and instructors who are experts in their fields and can give students career guidance and offer real-world application of the information learned in class

Hands-on professional training in public service with one of the following areas of specialization to match students' professional interests:

  • Health Care Leadership
  • Leadership Studies
  • Nonprofit Sector Administration

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History & Theory of Leadership & Ethics
  • Research Methods
  • Contemporary Political Research
  • Urban Policy & Public Service Administration
  • Ethics in Public Service
  • Research Seminar in American Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

This program has rolling admission, which means you may apply any time before the following dates


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Read all application instructions prior to beginning an application.
  • A completed application form and fee online.
  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources required. A third letter is encouraged.
  • Official test scores from the GRE (preferred), GMAT or LSAT. Waived if the applicant has completed any advanced degree from any school – M.A., M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., J.D., or M.D.
  • A statement of purpose.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1219 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

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


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