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Public Administration, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , CA,
Our MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies.

About

Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community.

A flexible class schedule helps working professionals balance their busy lives, while small class sizes promote one-on-one attention and deeper relationship building. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Practice, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resources
  • Quantitative Methods and Big Data
  • Strategic Planning
  • Information Technology and E-Trends
  • Program Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Core Value Driven Leadership and Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 months
  • Credits
    38 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Official Transcript(s) –Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application.
  • Résumé
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose or Essay –A 500 to 1000 word essay is required.
  • English Proficiency –All applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a valid TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic score. Any applicant who has completed two or more years of a degree program at a higher education institution in the U.S.A., or any of the exempt countries listed in the International Applicants section below, is waived of this requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1170 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1170 USD per module and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    1170 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1170 USD per module and a duration of 21 months.
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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