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Public Administration

Sam Houston State University

Master Online
12 months
Duration
20398 USD/year
20398 USD/year
10438 USD/year
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About

The Masters of Public Administration program at Sam Houston State University is an online graduate program offering concentrations in disaster and emergency management (online), state and local government (traditional classroom setting), and comparative and international politics (traditional classroom setting).

Overview

Public Administration students at Sam Houston State University who need a flexible schedule due to their current career or family responsibilities find a perfect home in our online program. Whether you are in Texas or anywhere else in the world, you will learn from professors who have real-world experience in public and nonprofit organizations and use it to conduct relevant, applied research. 

Learning outcomes

In addition, most students are full-time professionals, so you will not only learn from experienced professors, but you will interact and network with your peers. Faculty pride themselves in creating interactive, online learning environments that engage students in in-depth discussion and analysis. As you move through the program, you will develop personal and professional relationships with your peers.

The alumni work as directors of county agencies, city managers, directors of nonprofits, and serve in key leadership positions within emergency service agencies. Active-duty military and Foreign Service officers are also represented.

Online course enrollment is capped at 20 for most courses (and 12 in more demanding courses); therefore, professors are able to give you the attention you deserve. Although course enrollment is capped, ample course offerings each semester ensure that you are given the opportunity to progress through the program at a pace that fits your professional needs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Dynamics of Public Administration
  • Program Evaluation
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Ethics in Government
  • Public Management
  • Scope and Methods of Political Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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.
79
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the ApplyTexas.org Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $75 in U.S. currency via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation.
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10199 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10199 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5219 USD per semester and a duration of 12 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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