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Public Administration

Texas Tech University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
17530 USD/year
17530 USD/year
9350 USD/year
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About

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.

Overview

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

Accreditation

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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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

  • International

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17530 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17530 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9350 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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