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Public Administration

Lamar University

Master On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
10630 USD/year
10630 USD/year
5722 USD/year
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About

The Lamar University Master of Public Administration Degree caters to graduate students interested in one of a broad spectrum of careers in public service from management of public agencies to administration of non-profit organizations.

Overview

Available programs of study prepare you with the professional training, knowledge, skills and experience needed to successfully become an integral part of the efficient and responsive operation of the government.

Why Study Public Administration at Lamar?

The Master of Public Administration Degree at Lamar University leads to a wide variety of career opportunities in government and non-profit agencies as well as in private businesses and corporations, especially those subject to government regulation.

Many LU graduate students establish professional careers in federal, state or local government agencies. You could also earn a master's or doctoral degree in political science and teach in colleges and universities.

Career Paths

Employment in municipal government includes positions as city managers and assistant city managers, regional transportation and metropolitan planning agency directors and in water, drainage, hospital and housing district management positions. Other career opportunities include those of legislative assistants at the state or national level and as representatives for private organizations in the state and national capitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Administrative Theory
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fiscal Administration
  • Public Policy Formulation
  • Urban Politic
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, 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.
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application. All international graduate applicants should submit online applications through the Apply Texas system.
  • Submit Academic Records
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency. International applicants, both undergraduate and graduate, must provide proof of English language proficiency through scores on the TOEFL or IELTS. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2861 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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