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Master Online

Public Administration

University of West Georgia

24 months
Duration
935 USD/credit 16830 USD/year
935 USD/credit 16830 USD/year
241 USD/credit 4338 USD/year
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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: to augment the skills and knowledge of those already in the public service;  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 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

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two letters of recommendation from former professors or from job supervisors.
  • A personal statement of about 1,000 words that describes your work experience, professional goals, the reasons you have chosen this program, why you want to attend UWG, and how the MPA program will help you achieve your goals.
  • A current resume
  • Applicant with an earned graduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Applicant with an earned undergraduate degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited institution
  • Applicant with an earned undergraduate degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 from an accredited institution and at least 3 years professional, full-time, public sector or nonprofit career experience
  • Applicant with a public or nonprofit work experience of at least 7 or more years in a full-time, relevant supervisory position

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 24 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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