Public Administration program at the College of Charleston offer a rigorous curriculum that bridges theory and practice, offering our students the opportunity to build the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to navigate the challenging world of public management, public policy, and public service.
Our accredited status demonstrates our commitment to the highest quality education in public administration. It also means that we consistently identify and track student performance, learning outcomes, and ultimately, their career successes. Check this website for information about internships and careers of students and alumni.
Our faculty and staff are nationally-recognized scholars and practitioners who combine deep knowledge of the theories and critical concepts of public, nonprofit, and environmental management with practical, hands-on experience.
The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. The faculty is an important source of knowledge and expertise for the community, state and nation.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Public Service Roles and Responsibilities
- Research and Quantitative Methods for Public Administration
- Public Policy
- Managing Public Organizations
- Managing Human Resources
- Managing Financial Resources
- Capstone Seminar
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1. (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)
DisciplinesPublic Administration View 631 other Masters in Public Administration in United States
- Official transcripts from all academic institutions; undergraduate GPA of 3.0
- Official GRE scores; TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
- A letter of intent; three letters of recommendation
- Training in basic statistics and an undergraduate course in American government
International36132 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
National36132 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State13770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13770 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Charleston
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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