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Master On Campus

Public Policy and Administration

Mississippi State University

12 months
Duration
15040 USD/year
15040 USD/year
8910 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers the Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) degree at Mississippi State University in both a traditional and an intensive-semester format. 

Overview

The Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) degree at Mississippi State University has a favorable faculty-to-student ratio that permits students to have close contact with faculty. The 8 member program faculty maintains a broad research agenda, and several faculty possess governmental service experience.

We enroll approximately 35-50 students from all regions of Mississippi as well as from many other states. The MPPA program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). As our Mission states, the Master of Public Policy and Administration program strives to professionalize and diversify state and local government in Mississippi and the region. The program prepares persons to serve effectively as public administrators at the national, state and local levels of government.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Seminar in Public Administration
  • Government Organization and Administrative Theory
  • Public Personnel Management
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Public Program Evaluation
  • Administrative Law
  • Research Methods for Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Integrative Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7520 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7520 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4455 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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