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Public Administration

Missouri State University

Master On Campus
12 months
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21879 USD/year
10881 USD/year
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About

Missouri State University’s Public Administration graduate program is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration through a rigorous national accreditation process.

Overview

Meeting this organization's criteria means you’ll receive the resources necessary to achieve the goals that matter to you.

Graduate students in the Public Administration program at Missouri State University are individuals with diverse academic and professional backgrounds, many of whom work full-time and are practicing public administrators and non-profit organization professionals.

Prepare for a career in public service and vital professional development in leading public agencies and nonprofit organizations. In the program, you'll develop theoretical and analytical insight into the problems of governance in a democratic society, into the interplay between politics and public service and into the relationships between elected officials and bureaucracy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to lead and manage in public governance.
  • Students will participate in and contribute to the policy process.
  • Students will be able to analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems, and make decisions.
  • Students will articulate and apply a public service perspective.
  • Students will be able to communicate and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Policy Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods of Political Science and Public Policy
  • Seminar in Public Administration
  • In-Service Training in Public Administration

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

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.00 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Three strong letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors and/or persons well acquainted with the applicant's education and abilities.  
  • Applicants with a GPA between 2.75 and 2.99 may be admitted to the program on a provisional status at the discretion of the MPA director.  A personal interview may be required.
  • Foreign students applying for admission to the MPA program who do not have an undergraduate degree from an American university must have completed the equivalent of an undergraduate degree at an accredited university. They must also demonstrate graduate-level proficiency in English by either having achieved a score of 550 on the paper-based, or a comparable score of 79 on the IBT or internet- based TOEFL, or by other equivalent means.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21879 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21879 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10881 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10881 USD per year 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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