M.P.A. On Campus Online

Public Administration - Public Policy and Administration

12 months
855 USD/credit 35910 USD/year
855 USD/credit 35910 USD/year
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The Master of Public Administration - Public Policy and Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at The City University of New York equips future public servants with the knowledge, skills, and leadership experiences necessary for the advancement of integrity, accountability, inclusiveness, and justice in society and governance. 


The Public Administration - Public Policy and Administration program at The City University of New York celebrates the diversity of our students, including those underrepresented in the leadership of public service.

Specializations in the program are offered in the following fields:

  • Criminal Justice Policy and Administration
  • Emergency Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Law and Public Management
  • Management and Operation
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Urban Affairs


Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), this 42-credit program promotes the values of diversity, equity, integrity, ethical conduct, efficiency, effectiveness, and professionalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration 
  • Human Resources Management
  • Economics for Public Administration
  • Organization Theory and Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Sector Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are applying to the Master of Public Administration in Public Policy and Administration (On-campus or Online) program, a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher is expected. 
  • Applicants with undergraduate GPAs lower than 3.0 may be required by the Graduate Admissions Committee to submit GRE scores with their applications. 
  • In addition, applicants should have completed 18 undergraduate credits in the social sciences, including undergraduate statistics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.


  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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