Public Administration

University of the Pacific

Master On Campus
24 months
11152 USD/year
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Faculty bring to the classroom decades of experience in strategic leadership roles, either advising or managing public institutions. The Public Administration program is offered by University of the Pacific. 


The Public Administration program offered by University of the Pacific is a 30-unit program (with an optional 6-12 units in an area of concentration). Areas of concentration allow students to customize their degree based on their interests and career goals. 

To offer maximum flexibility, students may begin their MPA studies in either the fall or spring semesters.

Educational Opportunity

Classes are designed to promote student-faculty engagement as well as student-student collaboration. Coursework is based on the skills needed to be an effective policy professional. This includes: issue identification and analysis, data collection and presentation, organizational leadership, and professional communication.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Legal Analysis
  • Professional Skills
  • Conflicted, Complex, Uncertain
  • Economic Concepts and Tools
  • Leaders, Organization Behavior
  • Statutes and Regulations
  • Budgets, Financial Management
  • Systemic Change
  • Public Manager Analytics
  • Effective Policy Professionals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling admission 




60 alternative credits


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.

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.
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 online application;
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Transcripts;
  • Statement of Purpose (2 or more double spaced pages);
  • Resume;
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11152 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

$ 11152 - $ 22762


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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