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Public Administration

University of West Georgia

Master On Campus Online Blended
12 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Public Administration program of University of West Georgia is a professional degree program that relates academic study to administrative practice.

Overview

The curriculum of the Public Administration program of University of West Georgia is designed for those individuals who are either now in the public service or who are seeking a career in government or nonprofit agencies.

The MPA program is designed: (1) to augment the skills and knowledge of those already in the public service; (2) to provide a professional graduate degree program to meet the growing need for many additional skilled, knowledgeable public administrators; (3) to encourage students to pursue careers in government by providing public administration education; and (4) to equip superior students for research and study at the doctoral level.

Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of public service values including ethics, democracy, and constitutional principles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of generalist management techniques and skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of linkage between theory and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Theory of Public Administration and Ethics
  • Research Methods for Public Administration
  • Public Organizational Theory
  • Public Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Administrative Law and Procedures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

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.
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
69
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Graduate Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation from former professors or from job supervisors.
  • A minimum 2.5 cumulative grade average (GPA) equivalent on a 4.0 scale
  • A personal statement of about 1,000 words
  • A current resume
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Public Administration
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