24 months
1112 USD/credit 23352 USD/year
1112 USD/credit 23352 USD/year
1112 USD/credit 23352 USD/year
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The Public Administration program from Pace University is designed to train you to acquire strong analytical and administrative skills, and gain the management expertise you will need to succeed in the most rewarding and demanding areas of the national economy: government, healthcare, and nonprofit administration. 

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The program’s mission is to prepare our students to become value-driven public service leaders, managers, and analysts by offering you the knowledge of roles, values, skills, and practices that will help you become competent global professionals capable of ethical, innovative, and creative leadership in public service, government, health care, and nonprofit organizations. 

The interdisciplinary curriculum enables you to occupy public service management and analyst positions across sectoral boundaries, as the program takes into account career and industry sector flexibility.

The Public Administration program from Pace University operates and partners with engaged academic professional networks and research institutions to provide candidates with access to research opportunities, key industry conferences, field-specific internships and fellowships, and other valuable learning and networking opportunities.


Alumni of the Pace MPA program serve in various public service positions in government, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations. Our Government Management track graduates are employed as municipal and assistant municipal managers, chiefs of staff, school district business leaders, elected officials, budget analysts, and directors as well as executive and program directors and coordinators in various public sector agencies. 

Our Healthcare Management track graduates are employed with state and local health agencies, and non-profit/for-profit healthcare organizations such as hospitals in the NYC-metropolitan area. Finally, our Nonprofit Management track graduates are employed with varied sized-organizations in the areas of education, parks and recreation, community services, healthcare, immigration, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration and its Environment
  • Organization Theory and Management
  • Economics of Government, Health Care and Nonprofit Entities
  • Budgeting and Financial Analysis
  • Research Design for Administrators
  • Applied Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee ($70, non-refundable)
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume: A resume or outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities.
  • Personal Statement: A personal statement explaining to the Graduate Admission Committee why you would like to pursue the program of graduate study you have chosen. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1112 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1112 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    23352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1112 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • Public Administration, MPA (Online)$927 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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