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Public Administration

Boise State University

Master
24 months
Duration
25276 USD/year
25276 USD/year
9194 USD/year
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The MPA is designed to prepare pre-service students and in-service professionals for positions of leadership in public service.

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Overview

 Administrators and other staff members in all levels of government, non-profit organizations and private sector governmental affairs departments take advantage of the general administrative and policy analysis curriculum offered in the MPA. The curriculum provides the theoretical and practical dimensions of public management necessary to assist students seeking public service careers. The MPA has three concentrations: 1) General Public Administration 2) Environmental, Natural Resource, and Energy Policy and Administration, and 3) State and Local Government Policy and Administration. Based upon its lead role in public policy, the Master of Public Administration plays an important role in the administration and delivery of courses in the Master of Health Science, Health Policy emphasis.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Administration in the Public Sector
  • Public Policy Process
  • Organization Behavior and Management
  • Research Methods in Public Administration
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
  • Energy Policy in the Western U.S.
  • U.S. Energy Policy
  • Introduction to Contract Management
  • Administrative Law and Regulation
  • Ethics in the Public Sector

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
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.
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.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions ofce and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25276 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25276 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25276 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25276 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9194 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

If you take over 16 hours per semester there is an additional cost of 239$ per credit (resident or non-resident)

Funding

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