Public Administration, Master | Barry University | North Miami, United States
12 months
990 USD/credit 35640 USD/year
990 USD/credit 35640 USD/year
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Public Administration at Barry University provides students with the theories, principles, and practices of public service, instilling in students a commitment to inclusivity, collaboration, and social justice.


Public Administration at Barry University focuses on research and scholarship in the public and nonprofit sectors. Scholarship is the pursuit of knowledge and truth, which resonates with the authentic Dominican heritage of our institution. The pursuit of truth necessitates a steadfast commitment to establishing an inclusive and collaborative society working toward the public good.


Students in the MPA program with interest in the nonprofit sector have an opportunity to earn a Specialization in Nonprofit Administration. As a part of the MPA program, the specialization provides the distinctive administrative skills necessary for success in nonprofit organizations, The specialization, intended for new and current Barry University graduate students, provides students with the knowledge required to advance in nonprofit organizations. The specialization offers face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Writing & Research (non-credit)
  • Public Administration
  • Theories, Principles, and Practice of Public Administration
  • Research Methodologies
  • Values and Ethics in Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Seminar In Public Financial Administration
  • Seminar in Public Human Resources Administration
  • Philanthropy and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Productivity Improvement in the Public Sector
  • Leadership in Public Purpose Organizations
  • Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Program Evaluation
  • Public Law and Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Most programs require a $30 nonrefundable application fee. This fee is waived for Barry alumni or those referred by Barry alumni.
  • You must submit complete official transcripts from every college or university attended, regardless of whether or not a degree was completed. If you previously attended Barry University, you do not need to re-submit any transcripts already on file. 
  • Submit a statement of purpose (goals) or career narrative statement as required by the specific school.
  • Provide the required recommendations in support of graduate study.
  • Supply current admission entrance examination scores (EAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT), as required by the individual school or program. In general, test scores older than five years will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for North Miami

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.


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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