12 months
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18548 USD/year
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4720 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at University of North Carolina Wilmington, housed in the Department of Public & International Affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences, is an interdisciplinary, terminal professional degree.

Overview

The Public Administration program at University of North Carolina Wilmington is the professional degree for students seeking a career in public service or nonprofit management.

Key Features 

  • MPA programs develop the skills and techniques used by managers to implement policies, projects, and programs that resolve important problems within their organization and in society.

Accreditation

Accredited with the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Public Human Resources Development and Administration
  • Public Budgeting and Finance Administration
  • Policy Analysis
  • Capstone Seminar in Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for graduate admission
  • Official transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Three recommendations from individuals who are in a position to evaluate the applicant's professional competence as well as the potential for graduate study (ideally at least one reference should be an academic instructor).
  • A personal statement describing educational and professional experiences, their reasons for pursuing graduate study in public administration, and career goals
  • Resume
  • Optional writing sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

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.

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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