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Public Administration

University of South Dakota

Master
24 months
Duration
627 USD/credit
627 USD/credit
326 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Graduates of the University of South Dakota's Public Administration program serve at all levels of government and nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad.

Overview

The Master of Public Administration program combines in-depth study of core administration subjects with elective coursework in several areas. Some of the areas in which students, working with their M.P.A. Faculty Advisor, may complete elective coursework include, but are not necessarily limited to: State and Local Government Administration; Leadership Theory and Practice; Nonprofit Management; Health Services Administration; and Criminal Justice Administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Leadership Theory And Practice
  • Seminar In Public Administration
  • Budgetary And Fiscal Management
  • Public Personnel Management
  • Organization And Management
  • Administrative Law And Government
  • Research Methods In Political Science
  • Analytic Techniques In Public Policy
  • Administrative Thought And Ethics
  • Internship In Political Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate Application
  • Apply Online
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcript(s) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Applicants may submit a summary of any relevant professional experience and/or public service (M.P.A.)
  • A minimum of five years of cumulative professional experience, including three years at the middle-to-upper level (documented through a resume) (E.M.P.A.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    326 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 326 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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.

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