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Public Administration, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, NY,
Pace University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) and professional certificate programs prepare students with the skills they need to succeed in some of the most rewarding and demanding areas of the national economy: government, healthcare, and nonprofit administration.


Designed to help you obtain public and nonprofit positions through an interdisciplinary curriculum, MPA graduates qualify for positions that require strong analytical and administrative skills, management expertise, and in-depth knowledge in specific policy areas. The Pace MPA faculty are active, recognized scholars in their disciplines while Pace’s close interaction with government agencies, healthcare entities, and nonprofit organizations provides strong practitioner adjuncts to enhance the classroom experience for students in their specialized fields.

This 39-credit MPA program in Public Administration is designed to prepare students to obtain public and nonprofit positions. Full-time students can complete course work in two years and part-time students typically in four years. The program consists of required core courses, track/specialization courses, and elective courses. Additionally, students are required to take six credits of pre-core foundation course work or secure department course waivers based on documented proficiency. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration and its Environment 
  • Organization Theory and Management 
  • Economics of Government, Health Care and 
  • N onprofit Entities 
  • Budgeting and Financial Analysis 
  • Research Methods for Public Administrators 
  • Applied Data Analysis 
  • Capstone Project Seminar 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1049 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1049 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1049 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1049 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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