Master On Campus

Public Administration

Texas Tech University

12 months
17530 USD/year
17530 USD/year
9350 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Public Administration at Texas Tech University provides professional knowledge and skills-based competence for working public administrators or students seeking a career as a manager or policy analyst in public or nonprofit agencies.


Recipients of our degree enter the job market equipped with general public management skills and a specialization in a particular public sector or policy area such as non-profit management, fiscal administration, health administration, and health policy among others. The Master of Public Administration at Texas Tech Universityis conferred and administered by the Department of Political Science in conjunction with the Center for Public Service.

The degree offers track concentrations on the following areas:

  • Public Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Environmental Policy and Administration


The MPA program at Texas Tech is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration Theory and Practice 
  • Research Methods in Public Administration 
  • Program Evaluation and Quantitative Analysis 
  • Public Organization Theory 
  • Public Budgeting
  • Administrative Ethics and Leadership 
  • Public Policy Analysis 
  • Internship in Public Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Although there is no deadline, time is required to process the applications and to allow time to take the GRE, GMAT or LSAT for your test scores. 


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial transcripts of ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including a copy of official English translations for each transcript
  • Unofficial copies of all post-secondary diplomas earned*
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of financial support*
  • Passport bio page*
  • GRE 
  • Letter of Reference (3)
  • Personal Statement of Professional Goals
  • Resume/CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9350 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lubbock

909 - 1335 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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