Master On Campus

Public Administration

Barry University

12 months
990 USD/credit 35640 USD/year
990 USD/credit 35640 USD/year
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The Andreas School of Business at Barry University offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program.


Key Features

The Public Administration Program 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.

Consistent with the Barry University mission, the faculty in the MPA program remains committed to the highest academic standards in graduate and professional education. The MPA curriculum focuses on the public and nonprofit sectors, and other organizations that serve a public purpose. The MPA, considered to be the terminal professional degree for practitioners in the public and nonprofit sectors, identifies and applies traditional and evolving theories and practices (Praxis) in the workplace.

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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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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