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The Master of Arts in Administration develops the critical administrative competencies that contribute to workplace success. This graduate degree program is designed for adult learners focusing on administration, leadership, communication, and teamwork. 


The Frank J. Rooney School of Professional And Career Education (PACE) at Barry University offers a Master of Arts in Administration degree program. It is designed as a graduate degree program for adult learners and practitioners focusing on administration, leadership, communication, and teamwork. NOTE: This is not a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. Students who are interested in an MBA should consult the section of the University’s Graduate Studies Catalog on the D. Inez Andreas School of Business.

The degree program places an emphasis on developing the critical administrative competencies which contribute to workplace success in all organizations - public, private, and not-for-profit - through both theoretical course content and also by application and practice throughout the curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resource Administration
  • Financial Concepts for Administration
  • Applied Organizational Concepts
  • Administrative Strategies
  • Research Methodologies
  • Values and Ethics in Administration
  • Administrative Leadership Theory & Practice
  • Changing Environment of Administration
  • Capstone: Applied Project

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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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university with a cumulative grade average of B or higher (an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher on a four-point scale). Official transcripts of all previous college or university studies must be submitted.
  • Submission of a completed application form with a $30.00 non-refundable fee. The fee is waived for Barry University alumni.
  • Submission of a resume or vitae and professional references indicating work history.
  • Two original and verifiable letters of recommendation from professional and/or academic sources.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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