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MPA / MUP On Campus

Public Administration and Urban Planning

24 months
Duration
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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About

Master of Public Administration and Urban Planning (MPA+MUP) at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee combines professional training in planning with applied administrative and managerial skills.

Overview

Total credit requirement for the Public Administration and Urban Planning program from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is 54 – 57 credits, based on a student’s track and choice of concentration in public administration.

Programs

The Master of Urban Planning (MUP) is a professional program designed to prepare students for careers in public planning agencies, nonprofit organizations or in private practice. This two-year program is fully accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).

The conceptual and analytical skills developed through the MPA curriculum are critical to the effective management of public agencies and programs. Contemporary public officials are required to make complex choices and implement programs and policies within severe financial, legal, political, and organizational constraints. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning Theories and Practice
  • Urban Development Theory and Planning
  • Planning Policy Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector
  • Scope and Dynamics of Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 SCH

54-57

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • General Test (preferred scores in top 50%-ile) In addition to the GRE
  • International students are required to submit test results from the TOEFL or IELTS (minimum score requirements: TOEFL: 100(iBT); IELTS: 7.0).
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School
  • Transcripts
  • Reasons Statement
  • All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $75 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year 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.

Funding

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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