Master On Campus

Public Administration

Augusta University

12 months
18772 USD/year
18772 USD/year
5504 USD/year
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The Augusta University Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program is guided by our mission, and a set of core values that reflect the heart of our program and discipline. Our mission and values include a dedication continuously improving our program through the use of assessment and evaluation. 


The Public Administration program offered by Augusta University enhances the performance of public and nonprofit organizations in our region, state, and the nation by preparing public service leaders to competently and ethically lead public and nonprofit organizations.

As an interdisciplinary professional degree program, we seek to:

  • provide a broad education for individuals entering government and nonprofit organizations in administrative positions,
  • enhance the capabilities and performance of individuals currently serving in management positions in our region,
  • produce impactful public administration research,
  • emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion in public service, and
  • provide curriculum offerings and outreach that strengthen the governing capacity in the region.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey of Public Administration 
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Leadership and Ethics 
  • Public Budgeting
  • Analytical Tools for Decision Makers
  • Public Policy Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended by the applicant. 
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) scores. Scores must be within the last five years. The MPA Director can recommend a waiver to The Graduate School for the GRE requirement, for applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • A current resume.
  • A 500-1,000 word typed personal statement that describes the applicant's career at the present time, where he or she wants to be in five years, and how the MPA program will help the applicant get there.
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States
  • Completed immunization form
  • TOEFL Exam Scores: Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test scores are required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9386 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9386 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2752 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Augusta

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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