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Master of Public Administration

University of Miami Online

Master Online
24 months
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2030 USD/credit
2030 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Public Administration from University of Miami Online is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of what is needed to be an effective public service leader. 

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Overview

Enable a rewarding career in public service. The Master of Public Administration from University of Miami Online is grounded in practice and taught by the same unmatched faculty as on campus. Courses are designed to provide students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of what you need to become an effective civic leader.

Career

University of Miami’s online MPA program will help prepare you to capitalize on the current public sector job growth trends and become a leader in public service through a variety of different courses and specialties. Demand for qualified public service professionals is expected to increase. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that occupations in public administration are expected to grow 22% by 2020. UOnline’s online MPA program will help prepare you to capitalize on the current public sector job growth trends and become a leader in public service through a variety of different courses and specialties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to graduate public administration
  • Organizational dynamics
  • Political analysis
  • Budget and financial management and administration
  • Political environment of business
  • Political ethics: the dynamic dilemmas of contemporary leadership
  • From electronic government to digital governance
  • Human resource management in public service

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3 (required)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a copy of your transcript from all academic institutions attended
  • GRE
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • Language Proficiency: International students who do not hold an undergraduate U.S degree must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

We recognize talent. We offer scholarships to ensure students who strive for the best can benefit from UM faculty and all that the online degree programs have to offer. If you are awarded a scholarship, you could reduce your tuition by up to 45%.

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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